Community Engagement & Inclusion

Holiday Book Drive

Support local students throughout Morningside Heights and Harlem. We are accepting new/gently used books for all grade levels- particularly in need of culturally responsive books in Spanish and Mandarin. Check out this list from our official retailer, Word Up bookstore, founded by Veronica Liu, Barnard ‘02!

Drop off donations in Milbank 010, Sulz Lobby and BLAIS MLC 2nd Floor OR

Please address them to:

Barnard College

Attn: Office of Community Engagement and inclusion 

3009 Broadway, New York, New York 10027

Find Your Pathway to Engagement

CE&I is charged with fostering an ecosystem of civic and community engagement for the College, community leaders, and stakeholders across Harlem and the city through innovative, inclusive, authentic, and lasting opportunities. CE&I seeks to inspire civic participation and a commitment to tackling critical social justice issues locally, nationally, and globally through four key principles: Community, Empowerment, Innovation, and Respect of sustained engagement and partnerships.

CE&I MWBE Database

Our community is home to many amazing Minority and Women Owned Businesses. To learn more about these businesses, please visit our continually updated database

Meet the STEAM SEEDs!

This month, we're spotlighting the Student Educational Experience Designers working with STEAM in the City.

CE&I’s role is to unite the many activities of the College in relation to community engagement. The idea is to consolidate, coordinate, and promote the College’s current activities while also seeking out new opportunities that will allow the College and its students to expand sustained community engagement efforts.

Ten Ways to Engage NYC Communities On and Off Campus

How Students Can Get Engaged

From our STEAM in the City program to pop-up tutoring, there are many ways to get engaged! 

CE&I 2021/22 Year at a Glance


events held


volunteers and participants


books donated to the local community 

Questions? Want to say hello? Branch out to CE&I!


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