Welcome Message


Welcome to the Earl Hall Center Website

On behalf of the entire staff of Columbia Religious Life, I want to warmly welcome you to the Earl Hall Center website. Earl Hall was given as a gift to Columbia University and dedicated in 1902, “for the students, that religion and learning may go hand in hand and character grow with knowledge.”

This is a place for students of all faiths, or of no faith, set aside for the universal need to nurture the human spirit. Together with Saint Paul’s Chapel, Earl Hall provides space for religious gatherings, hosts offices for our Religious Life Advisers, and acts as a center for community service.

"Our goal is to maintain the Columbia tradition of wholeheartedly welcoming all who seek to develop character alongside of knowledge."

The Earl Hall Center is dedicated to meeting the religious and spiritual needs of the Columbia community. Our goal is to maintain the Columbia tradition of wholeheartedly welcoming all who seek to develop character alongside of knowledge. We encourage you to look around our site and to visit us in person. Should you have any questions for us, please feel free to reach out at any time.

Peace,

Ian Rottenberg
Director of the Earl Hall Center
Dean of Religious Life