International Spouses and Partners Network (ISPN) at Columbia University

Welcome Lunch at the beginning of each semester

A great opportunity for you to learn more about the University and to meet others like you! At the welcome lunch you will learn about:

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Child Care

Child Care & School Options
Back-up care

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Cultural activities around NYC area
Volunteering opportunities in NYC
Recreation and wellness programs
English programs

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Employment and Housing

Housing and relocation
Step-by-step process to apply for J-2 employment authorization

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Weekly Conversational English Classes

We offer a weekly conversational English class. Improve your English skills with other Columbia spouses/partners! Dates, time and cost for fall 2019 to be determined.

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Nash Building at 3280 Broadway (between 132 and 133rd St.), 5th Floor, Suite 510, conference room.

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Monthly Group Activities

Let’s explore the city together! Once a month, we will join the ISPN English program to visit museums, restaurants, parks and galleries.

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Dates to be determined

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Meeting Spot

We will meet at the Nash building (3280 Broadway, Fifth Floor, Suite 510) after the English Program on specified Tuesdays at 12:00 PM and leave from there.

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Who is Invited?

Open to all spouses and partners

You do not need to be enrolled in the English class.

No Need to RSVP! Just show up!

More Resources

Visit our resources page for more information on:

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Employment, Study, English Language Programs
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Community Involvement/Volunteer Work, Family Support, Child Care and Schools, Children in NYC
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Libraries, Gym Membership