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2020 New Student Orientation Program (NSOP) Crew Captain Application

The deadline to apply for crew captain positions for the 2020 New Student Orientation Program (NSOP) is Monday, January 27 at noon

Please note that if you are a resident adviser; have a role in COÖP, ISOP, or CUE; or are an Under1Roof facilitator or consent facilitator, then you are unable to be a crew captain due to scheduling conflicts.

If you are studying abroad during Spring 2020, please apply through our study abroad crew captain application.

If you are a Barnard student, please see the Barnard crew chief information and application.

Questions? Please email

Important Dates and Expectations

  • Attend an individual interview that will be scheduled between Wednesday, February 19Friday, February 21
  • Always maintain a positive attitude towards Columbia University and NSOP
  • Respect and follow the directions of the NSOP committee and the NSOP staff
  • Attend the NSOP Crew Captain Meet-and-Greet on Friday, March 6 from 1:302:30 p.m.
  • Attend the NSOP Study Break on Wednesday, May 6 from 2:004:00 p.m.
  • Move-in early for fall training on Monday, August 24, 9:00 a.m.noon.
  • Be available at all times for training and assignments throughout the duration of NSOP, which concludes on Monday, September 7
    • Note: Schedules and assignments will not be available until move in; although there will be free time, crew captains should expect to work every day of NSOP

Student Engagement


515 Alfred Lerner Hall
2920 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

Call: 212-854-3612

Fax: 212-854-6972

Office Hours
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.