The Office of Work/Life is Here for You
The School & Child Care Search Service recognizes how important decisions about child care and schooling are to families. Columbia colleagues, we are here for you—to think out loud, explore options, talk through continued uncertainties or shifting timelines, and help you make the decisions that feel right for you and your family.
Please complete our Information Request Form to connect with us.
Child Care & Schooling Services
Expertise and guidance as you explore early education and child care or K-12 schooling options
Care for adults, children, or yourself in situations when normal care arrangements are interrupted or when short-term care is required
Columbia offers several programs for tuition, both at and outside of the University
I Want To Learn About
Information on educational and child care programs for children younger than five years of age
A guide to the variety of resources and options available through the city and from other sources
Information on schooling options for students in grades K through 5
A guide to some of the resources available through the city and other sources for English language learners
Resources for finding summer & holiday programs for children & teens
Information on the types of testing services available and how to access them
A K-8 school created by Columbia to serve children of neighboring families and of eligible University employees
Lenfest Kids explores this year's School of the Arts theme for public programming, "To Transform," through a series of upcoming films.
Register to Attend: Are the Parents All Right? Navigating the Challenges of Parenting in the Pandemic Era
CopeColumbia welcomes you to attend an expert panel discussion highlighting different developmental challenges (i.e., pertinent to pregnancy/postpartum, toddlers/preschoolers, school-age children/tweens, adolescents, and young adults) faced by parents and caregivers working in healthcare, with emphasis on helpful tips to ease related stress. Click here for more details.
Date: Thursday, Sept 15, 2022
Time: 12:00 - 1:00pm
Dependent children of full-time faculty and staff may be eligible to participate in Columbia’s online Academic Year Immersion Pre-college program at a 50 percent reduced rate.