How a Bill Becomes a Law
The legislative process in Congress invokes a variety of rules and procedures. Familiarize yourself with the legislative process.
How Congress Approves a Federal Budget
Federal student aid funding ultimately depends on the passage of a federal budget. Review a guide to the federal budget process.
Learn about the mechanics of the U.S. Government, including the legislative process, the U.S. Constitution, and voting resources.
Contact Information for Senators
Find out how to contact members of the U.S. Senate.
Contact Information for Representatives
Find out how to contact members of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Visit the Student Aid Alliance. If you have additional questions, visit Columbia University’s Office of Government and Community Affairs.
Columbia University Office of Government and Community Affairs
302 Low Library
535 West 116th Street
New York, NY 10027
+1 (212) 854-5915
For Columbia Administrators
Columbia university administrators may join the Legislative Community CourseWorks site for additional resources.
Email Lichinia Beltré, Executive Director of Compliance, Student Financial Services, for details.