Student Organizations


Student organizations at the Mailman School of Public Health serve to support our community, enhance the academic experience, advocate for social change, and increase cultural awareness. Participating in a student organization can help you get the most out of your education. Learn more about our student groups and develop your leadership and team building skills by getting involved. Each January, leadership in the student organization officer teams transition. For questions on current officer position openings or joining a student organization, contact Anya MacLachlan, Assistant Director of Student Affairs.

Registering a New Student Organization

In order to become a recognized student organization at the Mailman School of Public Health and receive funding from the Office of Student Affairs (OSA) for programming, each group must adhere to certain requirements. Please contact OSA to set up an initial meeting or to find out more about our existign student organizations below.

Current Student Organizations  

  • Black and Latinx Student Caucus 
  • Advocates for Asian American, Pacific Islander, and Desi American Health 
  • Bloom Mentoring 
  • Columbia Mailman Consulting Club 
  • Food Justice Initiative 
  • Future Healthcare Leaders 
  • Humanitarian Organization for Migration & Emergencies 
  • Mailman Jewish Student Association
  • Muslim Students for Health Equity 
  • Perspectives on Aging 
  • Queer Health Taskforce 
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health Action Group 
  • Students for Environmental Action 
  • Students for One Health 
  • Trauma Free NYC-SAG 
  • Columbia Mailman Public Health Journalism Club 
  • Global Learning Exchange  
  • Team Enough: Gun Violence Prevention Advocacy 
  • New York State Public Health Association 
  • National Alliance of Public Health Students and Alums  
  • African Global Health Network 
  • The Intentional Community