Who is eligible for membership?

All Columbia University alumni, Columbia faculty, administrators, full-time graduate and undergraduate students. Families of alumni and students are also eligible for membership.

I received an advanced degree, not an undergraduate degree, from Columbia; may I join?
Yes. All graduates are eligible for membership.

I attended Columbia but never received a degree; may I join?
Yes. Please contact the Membership Office at [email protected] or (212) 719-0380 to discuss your application.

I did not attend Columbia, but my parent or child did; may I join?
Yes. We offer legacy memberships to children of Columbia alumni, as well as membership to parents of Columbia alumni and students. Please contact the Membership Office at [email protected] or (212) 719-0380 to discuss your application.

What if I am a current Columbia undergraduate student?
You are eligible for full Columbia Club membership.

Application Process

How do I become a member of the Club?
All you need to do is complete the online application.

You can also send a request to the Membership Office at [email protected] if you prefer to receive a complete membership packet by mail.

Do I include payment with my application?
Once you receive your Letter of Acceptance, you may submit a credit card form to [email protected].

Initiation Fees and Membership Dues

Is there an initiation fee to join the Columbia Club?


How much are my dues?

Annual 2017-2018 Dues:

  • $25 ~ Current Students (Proof of enrollment is required.)
  • $50 ~ Applicants 21-28 years of age
  • $100 ~ Applicants 29-34 years of age
  • $200 ~ Applicants 35+ years of age
  • $50 ~ Applicants 65+ years of age

*The dues listed above do not include sales tax (8.875%).

Payment Options

How do I pay for membership?
Payments for Club dues can be made by check or credit card.

What credit cards do you accept?
We accept MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover and Paypal.

Are there any forms of payment you do not accept?
We cannot accept money orders or starter checks. A check must have the name and address of the member (or member’s business, for corporate checks) preprinted on its face.

Spousal/Partner Memberships

Can I get a separate membership card for my spouse/partner?
Yes. There is a space on the application form for spousal/partner information. Dues are based on the applicant’s age. Membership includes a separate membership card.