New Student Orientation

Orientation Leaders pose with a "Welcome Home, Lions" frame in front of Butler Library at move-in

Spring NSOP 2024: Important Dates

January 10: Move in and Check In for incoming students

January 10—14: New Student Orientation Program

About Orientation

The New Student Orientation Program (NSOP) is your first opportunity to experience life as a Columbia student! NSOP will help you feel at home in Morningside Heights, become familiar with academic and co-curricular opportunities, learn about campus traditions, understand how to access campus resources and support services, and meet your Columbia community.

Spring 2024 NSOP Schedule

Begin your journey at Columbia with events that welcome you to campus and prepare you for life as a member of the Columbia community. View the 2024 Spring Schedule!

Student Cohort Information

NSOP, required for all new students, begins your transition to the excitement, opportunities and rigor of campus life. It is the first step of many designed to help you acclimate.

Key Program Aims

  • Transition to college life, both academically and socially
  • Develop a sense of what it means to be a Columbian
  • Learn about life in New York City
  • Introduce the diverse, inclusive community at Columbia
  • Understand the available resources and support on campus



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.

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