Student Resources and Support Services

White Coat Ceremony for CDM Class 2016

Divya Khera (CDM '15), Dr. Martin Davis, Katie Alger (CDM '15)


Columbia University Housing & Residential Life

http://www.cumc-housing.columbia.edu/

The goal of the Health Sciences Housing Assignment Office is to provide on-campus housing for as many incoming students as possible.  This site also includes information on Residence life, such as: athletic facilities, telecommunications, student computing, dining options, parking & directions.


Columbia University Student Health Services

http://cumc.columbia.edu/student/health/

Visit the Student Health Service for all of your healthcare needs.  This site provides information on walk-in hours, doctor's appointments, fees, staff members, prescription renewal and all of the varied services available through the Student Health Service.


Alcohol Illness: Medical Solutions (AI:MS)

http://www.cumc.columbia.edu/student/health/medical/addiction.html

Alcohol Illness: Medical Solutions began in 1986 when, in light of a tragedy, students asked for a new way to address concerns about alcohol and drugs. Today, Father Morrissey and the student-elected AIMS representatives are here to help answer questions about activities that may be harmful, either to students or those around them. Although AIMS does not keep records of any conversation, by the end of the second year over half of the class has spoken with an AIMS member at least once.


Columbia University Office of Disability Services

http://health.columbia.edu/services/ods

The Office of Disability Services surveys and determines the specific needs of students with all kinds of disabilities, and develops and implements programs and policies to meet those needs by enabling these students to achieve their academic and personal potential, and facilitates their integration into all aspects of campus life.


Columbia University Ombuds Office

http://www.columbia.edu/cu/ombuds/

The Ombuds Office is a safe and confidential place to voice concerns.  The Ombuds Officer is a neutral complaint-handler who seeks fair and equitable solutions to problems.   Unsure how to handle a situation?  Visit this site for sound, confidential assistance.


Columbia University Student Administrative Services:

http://cumc.columbia.edu/student/admin/

Student Administrative Services maintains the academic records of current and former students and the financial records of currently enrolled students for the Health Sciences Campus.  This site includes: Registrar, Student Accounts, Cashiering Services, Student Services On-Line, Facets (Facts About Columbia Essential to Students)


Student Research Opportunities


Specific CDM Organizations and Programs can be found at:

http://dental.columbia.edu/page/student-government-association-sga


Columbia University Student's Page

http://www.columbia.edu/cu/students/

The Students Page seeks to provide access to all of Columbia's student-related web sites with particular emphasis on the administrative offices, which serve Columbia's student body.


Go Ask Alice!

http://www.goaskalice.columbia.edu/

Go Ask Alice! was born in 1993 at Columbia University's Health Education program, likely making it the first major Internet health Q&A site. The mission of Go Ask Alice! is to increase access to, and use of, health information by providing factual, in-depth, straight-forward, and nonjudgmental information to assist readers' decision-making about their physical, sexual, emotional, and spiritual health. Go Ask Alice! is supported by a team of Columbia University health educators and health care providers, along with information and research specialists from health-related organizations worldwide.


Other Sites of Interest for Dental Students

Student Section of the ADA

http://www.ada.org/students.aspx

The ADA has developed resources and services to help you throughout dental school and ease your transition to dental practice. ADA.org has a lot of helpful information for dental students.


National Board Dental Examination information

http://www.ada.org/110.aspx

Includes information on Background, Examination Content and Format, Eligibility Requirements (Part I & Part II), Examination Dates, Centers and Fees, Completion and Submission of an Application, Scoring of the Examinations/Score Reports.


Postdoctoral Application Support Service (PASS)

http://www.adea.org/dental_education_pathways/pass/Pages/default.aspx

PASS is a centralized application service , which has been designed by the American Dental Education Association for individuals applying to postdoctoral dental education programs.