Learn the basics
Administrators and staff will answer many of your top-of-mind questions about life as a Columbia undergrad in these interactive sessions – covering everything from academics to campus resources. Before you arrive on campus, we strongly encourage you to attend all webinars relevant to you. Recordings will be posted on this page within a few days of each session.
Registration is required for all webinars and students are encouraged to sign-up with their Columbia email address (log into the Columbia Zoom portal at columbiauniversity.zoom.us with your UNI and password to claim your account).
Welcome to the Columbia Family – Rewatch
Recorded Friday, July 7, 2023
Watch the first webinar of the summer series hosted by Student & Family Support and Undergraduate Student Life. Get to know more about our offices and the helpful resources that we can offer.
Financial Aid & Billing – Rewatch
Recorded Friday, July 14, 2023
Watch our second webinar of the summer series hosted by Student & Family Support and Undergraduate Student Life. Learn more about financial aid resources and how to pay your bill.
FLI @ Columbia – Rewatch
Friday, July 14, 2023
Watch this special summer installment of the webinar series for First Generation and/or Low Income (FLI) students to learn more about FLI @ Columbia and the resources it offers!
International @ Columbia – Rewatch
Friday, July 20, 2023
Watch this special installment of the summer webinar series for international students to meet and engage with their new community, hosted by Undergraduate Student Life and the office of Multicultural Affairs.
Columbia Health – Rewatch
Friday, July 21, 2023
Watch our third webinar of the summer series with Student & Family Support and Undergraduate Student Life. Columbia Health will also welcome you and explain all the services they offer for students.
Life as a Columbia Student – Rewatch
Friday, July 28, 2023
In our fourth webinar of the summer series, you can hear from Cristen Kromm, Dean of Undergraduate Student Life, and current students to learn about what it is like to be a Columbia undergraduate. This webinar was hosted by Student & Family Support and Undergraduate Student Life.
Residential Life, Housing, & Dining – Rewatch
Friday, August 4, 2023
Learn more about residential life, housing and dining on campus in the fifth installment of our summer webinar series hosted by Student & Family Support and Undergraduate Student Life.
Columbia Health: Insurance 101
Thursday, August 10, 2023
Get a better understanding of the Columbia University Student Health Insurance Plan and how to make the most of it with Columbia Health.
Academics & Student Advising – Rewatch
Friday, August 11, 2023
Student & Family Support and Undergraduate Student Life hosted the sixth webinar of the summer series, covering your academic life at Columbia and introducing you to the Berick Center for Student Advising.