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Academic Support

At Columbia, undergraduate students have a range of academic support services available to them. It is your responsibility as a student to figure out which academic support options works the best for your academic success.

Berick Center for Student Advising

The Berick Center for Student Advising provides comprehensive academic support to students to assist in your success. Developing a productive advising partnership with your Advising Dean can provide you with knowledge of and a source of referrals - so that you may plan and prepare during your undergraduate career at Columbia. They can also support through any obstacles or challenges that may impact your academic standing. Berick Center Advising Deans also provides support to students through the Dean's Discipline process during an academic integrity case.

Berick Center for Student Advising Tutoring Service

Within the Berick Center for Student Advising (CSA) there are tutoring support options for specific courses. For more information visit the website to request a tutor from your Advising Dean.

Help Rooms 

Help Rooms are academic resource for Columbia College and undergraduate Columbia Engineering students seeking extra academic help.  For more information about the help rooms offered or departmental tutors, contact the relevant department directly. 

Writing Center 

The Writing Center is a great place to get support on all areas of the writing process from brainstorming, to outlining to revisions on the final draft. Also the Writing Center Workshops are offered free throughout the academic year to support writers with various phases of the writing process.

Columbia Libraries

The Columbia Library system has a wide variety of academic resources. For more information on finding great academic sources use the feature "Ask a Librarian", visit the reference desk, or attend an upcoming citation management workshop.

Academic Integrity


Alfred Lerner Hall, 6th Floor

Call: 212-854-2446