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CSA Blog April 2016

Monday is the Last Day of CSA Spring Walk-In Advising (5/2)

Please be advised that Monday, May 2 is the last day of regular CSA Walk-in Advising for the spring 2016 semester.  If you need to see your Advising Dean, please schedule an appointment through our on-line appointment system

Walk-in Advising will resume on the first day of fall classes, Tuesday, September 6, 2016.

Good luck with finals!!!

Engineering Senior Design Expo (5/5)

The 3rd Annual
Senior Design Expo
Thursday, May 5
12:00-3:00 p.m.
Roone Arledge Auditorium, Lerner Hall

Visual Arts Undergraduate Exhibition (4/29)

Friday, April 29
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Prentis Hall, 632 West 125th Street (West of Broadway)

Please join us in celebrating student work created in undergraduate studio classes this semester.

Peer Adviser Post: How to Conquer Reading Week like a Boss

Peer Adviser Post: How to Conquer Reading Week like a Boss
Dylan Cooper CC ‘18

Can you believe it? Classes are coming to a close and summer break is almost upon us. And that means only one hurdle stands in between us and summer vacation: those dreaded final exams. While finals may officially be on the horizon, we’ve been privileged with a few days to buckle down and get ahead.

Here’s a list of tips on how to most effectively take advantage of Reading Week:

Stressbusters in Butler (5/3)

Stressbusters will be hosting their biggest event of the semester, Stressbusters in Butler!

Join us for FREE back rubs and other stress coping activities on Tuesday, May 3, from 6:00-10:00 p.m. in Butler Library, Room 203.

No RSVP required. See our Facebook page for more information.

Barnard + Columbia Architecture End of Year Show (5/4)

Please join us for the opening reception of our annual B+C|A End of Year Show, featuring student design work from our spring 2016 courses. A wine and cheese reception will be held from 6:00–7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4 in the Louise McCagg Gallery, The Diana Center. The show will remain on display on the 4th, 5th, and 6th floors of the Diana through Wednesday, May 11. 

Peer Adviser Post: Get Out There and EXERCISE!

Peer Adviser Post: Get Out There and EXERCISE!
by Nina Mandracchia, CC '17

Now that summer is just around the corner, everyone wants to look their best and one of the healthiest and most effective way to do this is to exercise!   I know that at a school as academically challenging as Columbia, exercise can continue to be something that is not prioritized.  Here are some simple tips to help you integrate exercise into your college life.

Summer Journalism Classes for Undergrads

Columbia Journalism School is offering three credit-bearing courses for undergraduates. Spend your summer study learning how to shoot video using professional-grade equipment and software, write new algorithms and code to expose a newsworthy story, and explore the New York City cultural and arts world with exclusive behind-the-scenes visits and lectures. 

JOUR S3016D. Introduction to Video Storytelling. 3 pts.  

2016 Berick Center for Student Advising Survey

The 2016 Berick Center for Student Advising survey is an opportunity to help us enhance your advising experience by providing important feedback.

The survey will only take about 10 minutes to fill out and you will be entered into a drawing to win an Apple Watch Sport! Students who respond by Friday, April 22 (new extended deadline!) will also be entered into a lottery for a chance to win a $50 flex spending card good at all 12 on-campus dining locations, as well as at the University Bookstore, campus copy machines, laundry facilities, and vending machines.

How to Get the Most Out of Your Summer Science Research Experience (4/22)

Friday, April 22
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
401 Lerner Hall

Doing science research over the summer? Join us for a workshop designed to help you have a successful research experience. Dr. Vesna Gasperov, Undergraduate Science Research Advisor, will discuss how to prepare for your research experience, set realistic expectations, establish strong connections with your lab mentors, and get the most out of the experience.

Women in Science (WISC) Undergraduate Mentoring Event (4/21)

Ask a Grad Student

Thursday, April 21
7:30 p.m.
Schermerhorn 200C

RSVP recommended (but not required).

This event will provide opportunities for attendees to ask questions about a variety of topics, ranging from gaining research experience, to applying for fellowships, to overcoming Imposter Syndrome and more, in an informal setting.

Final Exams Overlaps & Conflicts - Spring 2016

Final Exams are Friday, May 6 - Friday, May 13

Your Final Exam Schedule is available through SSOL under the “My Exam Schedule” link on your “Student Schedule” page.

Peer Adviser Post: Fall Registration 101

Peer Adviser Post: Fall Registration 101
by Tiffany Tuedor, SEAS '17

The semester is winding down which means that Fall Registration is upon us! Maybe you can finally take that class that you on the waitlist on last semester. This registration period is especially important for current first years, because your second year is when you should start really thinking about your major. SEAS students declare in the fall of their sophomore year, and CC students declare in the following spring.

Theatre Open House and Program Planning Meeting, Spring 2016 (4/13)

Wednesday, April 13
5:00 p.m.
Milbank 229, Barnard Campus

Current majors, future majors, and all interested students: please join us for a spring information and program planning meeting. We will discuss the full range of opportunities for classes, stage performance, technical and backstage work, senior thesis options, and our lineup of fall classes. Recommended for all Barnard and Columbia students considering the Theatre/Drama and Theatre Arts major!

Pizza and drinks will be served.

All are welcome!

Fall 2016 Registration!

The first registration period for the fall 2016 term will begin the week of April 18 (in two weeks). Please check SSOL for your registration appointment times, and make an appointment with your advising dean now to discuss your class schedule, ask questions, and check to see if you are completing the necessary requirements to be on track to graduate. 

Helpful Links:

Psychology and Neuroscience Majors Forum (4/12)

Dear Students,

The Department of Psychology cordially invites you to attend

For Psychology Majors and Neuroscience & Behavior Majors

Tuesday, April 12
7:30 p.m.
200B Schermerhorn Hall


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