Columbia College Spring 2024 Open Houses

The Columbia College Open Houses are for major exploration.

  • Meet with department faculty, advisers, and current students
  • Discuss the major/concentration requirements, research, internship, and job opportunities
  • Columbia College sophomores and first-years are welcome

* Please note: Open House information is continually being updated. Please continue to check back as more dates are finalized! 

American Studies

Thursday, February 29 from 5:00-6:00 p.m. in 319 Hamilton Hall

More information found here.

Additionally, the department will be hosting a book talk with author and Columbia alumnus Ian Fritz on Monday, March 25 at 5:00 p.m. in Hamilton Hall room 317. More information found here.


Thursday, March 21 from 4:10-5:00 p.m. in 465 Schermerhorn Extension (Anthropology Lounge)

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Friday, March 22 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in Archaeology Lab (594 Schermerhorn Extension)

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Thursday, February 29 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. in 1332 Pupin Hall

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Tuesday, February 27 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. 7th floor Havemeyer

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See open house information under Biology

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Creative Writing

Open Genre Advising Sessions
Wednesday, February 14 from 12:00-2:00 p.m. in 413 Dodge
Poetry 12:15pm -12:45pm
Nonfiction 12:45pm-1:15pm
Fiction 1:15pm-1:45pm
General Advising with Director of Undergraduate Studies
Friday, February 16 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. in the Chair's Office, 4th Floor Dodge

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Wednesday, February 28 at 7:00 p.m. in Schermerhorn Room 603

More information found here.

East Asian Languages & Cultures

Wednesday, February 21 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. in Calder Lounge (Uris Hall)

More information found here.

Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology

Wednesday, February 21 from 7:15-8:15 p.m. on 10th floor Schermerhorn Hall Ext

More information found here.


The Education department will host program planning drop-ins prior to Fall 2024 registration on the 7th floor of the Milstein Center from April 1-11.

More information found here.


Friday, March 1 from 12:00-2:00 p.m. in English Commons, 324 Uris Hall

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Ethnicity and Race Studies

Monday, February 26 from 12:00-2:00 p.m. in 420 Hamilton Hall

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Film and Media Studies

Students interested in a Film and Media Studies major should reach out to the Director of Undergraduate Studies, Professor Robert King, at


Tuesday, February 20 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. in East Gallery, Buell Hall

More information found here.

Germanic Languages

Monday, March 4 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Deutsches Haus (420 W 116th Street)

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Tuesday, February 20 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in 411 Fayerweather Hall

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Human Rights

Wednesday, February 7 from 1:45-3:15 p.m. in InterChurch Building

61 Claremont Avenue, room 320 C

Register here.

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Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Thursday, February 8 at 12:00 p.m. in IAB room 802

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Wednesday, February 21 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. in 508 Math (Cantor Lounge)


Wednesday, February 21 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in 701C Dodge Hall

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Thursday, February 22 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. in 800 Pupin Hall

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Political Science

Monday, February 19 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. in the Lindsey Rogers Common Rooms

707 International Affairs Building


Wednesday, February 28 at 4:00 p.m. in 614 Schermerhorn

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The Spring Majors forum will be held on Wednesday, April 10 at 4:00 p.m. in 614 Schermerhorn

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Thursday, February 22 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in 80 Claremont Ave lounge

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Slavic Languages

Friday, February 23 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in 709 HAM


Thursday, February 22 from 4:30-6:00 p.m. in 509 Knox Hall

606 west 122nd Street

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Tuesday, February 20 from 12:15-2:00 p.m. in 467 Schermerhorn EXT

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Urban Studies

Tuesday, February 27 from 5:00-6:00 p.m. in Milstein Learning Center 7th floor - East Wing (Barnard's Campus)

More information found here.

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

9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

An Advisor of the Day is available by phone or in person Monday–Friday 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.