The faculty Committee on the Global Core has determined that the list of approved Global Core courses is now expansive enough to accommodate all students. Therefore, beginning in summer 2015, the Committee on the Global Core will only accept student petitions for course substitutions from transfer students or from students studying abroad in a Columbia-approved program. Transfer students must petition during their first term of enrollment at Columbia. Study abroad students must petition no later than the semester following their semester abroad. All other students must fulfill the Globa
Peer Adviser Post: Countdown to Spring Break
by Tiffany Tuedor, SEAS '17
I’m hearing birds chirping outside my window and the snow is melting, which means only one thing; spring is almost here! It’s been a long, frigid NYC winter and midterms may be locking us up in the libraries, but hang in there. We’re only a couple days left until Spring Break!
Columbia University and Boğaziçi University are offering an exciting a joint summer program for undergraduate and graduate students which provides a unique opportunity to learn about the history, urban development, and historic monuments of the city of Byzantion/Constantinople/Istanbul. In situ exploration of Byzantine and Ottoman monuments is complemented by readings and discussions providing context and background to the monuments being visited. Participants are encouraged to explore and understand Istanbul’s modern topography as an exciting palimpsest of empires, cultures, and religion
The Office of Global Programs and Fellowships is pleased to announce the Columbia College International Summer Study Fund. The Columbia College International Summer Study Fund was established to provide opportunities for Columbia College students to study abroad during the summer. Each award, intended to defray the travel, housing, tuition and overall costs associated with summer study abroad, will help fund students participation in a CU summer study program of their choice.
Peer Adviser Post: Studying Abroad
by Jessica Geddes, CC '16
The linked list of private tutors and departmental help rooms is intended as a resource for Columbia students seeking extra academic help. This is all publicly available information and the CSA does not sponsor any of these tutoring resources. Students should always first contact their professor or TA if they are having difficulties in a course.
CPS IS OPEN ON THE 8TH FLOOR OF LERNER HALL:
MONDAYS-THURSDAYS 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM and FRIDAYS 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
212-854-2878 (AFTER HOURS PHONE #: 212-854-9797)
Please refer to the CPS page on the Columbia Health website to find out about unanticipated office closures - http://health.columbia.edu/cps
Columbia College sophomores preparing to declare a major in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, chemical physics, biophysics or neuroscience and behavior are encouraged to apply for a Beckman Scholars Program Award. Beckman Scholars will receive up to $21,000 over the course of two summers and one academic year to support their research endeavors, opportunities to present their research at a variety of symposia, and faculty mentorship to support their professional and intellectual development at scientists.