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The Helvidius Group has several different affiliations and relationships within Columbia University.


As an undergraduate student organization, Helvidius is officially an academic club recognized by the Activities Board at Columbia (ABC), a governing board that oversees more than 150 different student organizations on campus.


As an ABC organization, Helvidius is advised by the Office of Student Engagement. Currently, Veronica Baran serves as Helvidius’ adviser.


Helvidius also receives financial support from the sale of the Journal, subscriptions, advertisements, and donations. Read more in the Support section.

As a subsidiary of the university, Helvidius enters into contractual obligations and holds copyrights under the auspices of the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, a section 501(c)(3) nonprofit. The Columbia name and crown are used with permission.

Click here to view a PDF copy of Helvidius’ constitution.

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