GS Student Council Tracker

Our Goals 

For the academic year of 2020-2021 the General Studies Student Council has committed to establishing the following goals: 

  • Increased Transparency
  • Collaborative Efforts
  • Inner Efficiency
  • Greater Advocacy

As your fellow students and the student leaders representing our GS student body to the greater Columbia University administration, we ask you to always let us know if there is a better way to advocate for you. 


Overall Current Accomplishments

October 2020

  • GS Discord 
  • Fall Appointments
  • HalloWeek 
  • Senior Class Newsletter & Survey


September 2020

  • Cares Act Advocacy 
  • Website Reform
  • 9/3 Orientation Session 
  • We Need to Talk: Moonlight
  • Orientation Welcome Back Weekend
  • Budget Vote


August 2020

  • Tuition Freeze Advocacy
  • Town Hall Q&A Published 


July 2020

  • We Need to Talk: I Am Not Your Negro 
  • International Student Advocacy in Visa Crisis


June 2020

  • Council Member Transition 
  • Inputting Communications Updates 
  • GSSC Calls for Change: BLM 
  • Diplomat & Foreign Service Career Info Panel 


May 2020

  • GSSC Social Media Strategy
  • Mental Health Awareness Campaign 
  • GSSC Intro to New Students
  • Anti-Black Violence Statement of Support 
  • "Monday" Infrastructure
  • Drafting GSSC 2020-2021 Goals
  • Spring Appointments
  • Weekly Resource Posts for Incoming GS Students