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Center for Student Advising

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The James H. and Christine Turk Berick Center for Student Advising (CSA) provides an integrated advising experience for all students in Columbia College and The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science. CSA brings together, under one roof, general academic advising, Academic Success Programs, First in Family Programs (FIF), the Columbia Undergraduate Scholars Program (CUSP) and the Office of Preprofessional Advising. Students are assigned a CSA adviser who works with them throughout their time at Columbia.


Incoming Student FAQs

Published on: August 19, 2019

Frequently asked questions by new Columbia College and new Columbia Engineering students can be found here:


Fall 2019 Placement Exam Information Now Available

Published on: July 22, 2019

Planning to take placement exams in chemistry, physics, math, music humanities or a foreign language? More information found here. 

Academic Planning Guide 2019-2020

New Students: check out the 2019-2020 Academic Planning Guide.

James H. and Christine Turk Berick Center for Student Advising


403 Alfred Lerner Hall
2920 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

Call: (212) 854-6378

Fax: (212) 854-2458

Office Hours
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Walk-in Hours (Sept-May)
3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.