For Students



Below you will find a variety of resources for students. Some of them might be available through the Columbia Health Fee only. Feel free to contact our team with questions about any resource.

Wendy M. Dressel Student Emergency Fund

Find out more about the Wendy M. Dressel Student Emergency Fund offered by the Vice Provost for Student Affairs to all currently enrolled Teachers College students (including international students) in need.

Columbia CPS - Counseling and Psychological Services*

CPS offers support for mental health care and emotional wellbeing to the Columbia community.


*Available for students who paid the Columbia Health fee.

Columbia Virtual Support Groups

Safe and confidential spaces for all students where finding a community that relates and identifies with you and your ongoing issues or struggles.

Resources for the Deaf Community

List of resources for the deaf community particularly helpful for this time of coping with COVID-19.

Office of the Ombuds

Confidential resource that assists with solving problems and conflicts available for the TC community.

Alice! Health Promotion & Education

Health education Columbia portal with information, tools, and tips regarding wellness. Topics include substance use, nutrition and physical activity, relationships, sexual & reproductive health, sleep disturbances and more.

SVR - Sexual Violence Response

Confidential support through crisis counseling, advocacy, prevention, and outreach focused on interpersonal violence and harassment. 24/7 support available.

Self-Help Tools

Coping tools, chat lines, websites, apps and more to help and support you in taking care of yourself in an efficient and practical way.

Columbia University Fitness Center

As a registered TC student, you may have access to the Dodge Fitness Center, Columbia's Gym. You can use your TC ID to enter the facilities, located on Columbia's main campus.

For more information on membership, please click here.


Religious Life at Columbia

Meet and talk with Columbia's Religious Life Advisors, who represent a vast number  of faith traditions across campus. Find contact information, meeting times, prayer rooms and more to support your spiritual wellness.

Access TC's Meditation Room

Other Offices at TC

Connect with other offices and departments which are available to support you through your journey at TC.

Food Insecurity Support

Discover resources for food insecurity while being a student at TC.

Drug-Free Schools & Communities Act (DFSCA)

TC is committed to creating and maintaining an environment for its students, staff, and faculty that is free of illicit drug and alcohol use. The College recognizes that the abuse of drugs and alcohol is a potentially strong threat to the College, to its educational mission and programs, and to the safety and well-being of the community as a whole. 

View TC's Alcohol Policy

Student Hospitalization Guide

Have you been hospitalized? Please see the following guide. 

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