The Office of Academic Administration administers the University's policies governing academic appointments and programs on behalf of the Provost.
The Office of Academic Planning plays a key role in short- and long-term academic planning to support the University’s goals. Central to this mission is enhancing faculty diversity and advancing Columbia as a welcoming, supportive, and inclusive academic community.
Columbia University Press
The Press publishes printed work in a diverse range of scholarly fields and is a leader in electronic publishing.
Earth Institute, Columbia University
The Institute addresses the complex issues facing the planet and its inhabitants, with particular focus on sustainable development and the needs of the world's poor.
Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (EOAA)
EOAA develops and implements the University's nondiscrimination and affirmative action policies, procedures, and programs; investigates complaints of discrimination and harassment; and publishes the University's Affirmative Action Plan.
Information Services and University Libraries
Reporting to the Vice President for Information Services and University Librarian, the University Libraries (http://library.columbia.edu/) supports research and teaching through its 23 libraries and extensive print and electronic collections. The Libraries also houses the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning (http://ccnmtl.columbia.edu/), the Center for Digital Research and Scholarship, and the Copyright Advisory Office.
International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO)
The ISSO assists international students and scholars with visas and other immigration questions and with making the transition to the University's academic and cultural environment.
Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America
The Academy promotes research in Italian history and society, exhibits Italian culture and art, and fosters exchange between Italy and the United States.
K-8 School for Children
The School offers a rigorous education from kindergarten through the eighth grade for children of Columbia families and the nearby community.
The Office of Work/Life promotes the development and utilization of Columbia's family-supportive benefits, policies, services, and programs.
Planning and Institutional Research (OPIR)
OPIR provides information for managing the University and making decisions about its policies and goals.
The University Chaplain ministers to the individual faith of the members of the University community while promoting interreligious understanding, and oversees the Earl Hall Center which fosters spiritual, ethical, religious, political and cultural exchange, and the promotion of service.