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Preprofessional Advising


Preprofessional Advising strives to:

  • Help Columbia College and Columbia Engineering students and alumni identify and refine their interests in pursuing careers in the professions (law, medicine and other health professions such as dentistry, veterinary medicine, and public health); and
  • Provide guidance and support throughout the professional school application process.

Preprofessional Advising oversees the Premedical Advisory Committee and the creation of Premedical Committee Evaluations.

Prehealth and Prelaw Listservs

All students considering a future in law or the health professions should sign up for the prehealth or prelaw listserv.  This listserv will provide updates on prehealth programs and events, as well as job and professional development opportunities.

To subscribe to a listserv, click one of the links below:

Subscribe to the Prehealth listserv

Subscribe to the Prelaw listserv

Once your request is received, you will be asked for confirmation. This is a security measure to ensure that the request was real and sent from the email address that wishes to subscribe. The confirmation message will contain instructions for confirming and subscribing, either by sending an email to the address provided with a text string to be copied and pasted into your message, or clicking on a link within the message. The link sends you to a page where you will be able to enter your name and set a member password.

If you have trouble with this link and your browser doesn't generate an email, you may join manually by following these instructions:

To subscribe, send an email to with the SUBJECT: Subscription Requestion. In the body of the email type: SUBSCRIBE CCSEASPREHEALTH YOURFIRSTNAME YOURLASTNAME or, for law, SUBSCRIBE CCSEASPRELAW YOURFIRSTNAME YOURLASTNAME.




Preprofessional Advising


403 Alfred Lerner Hall
2920 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

Call: 212-854-6378

Fax: 212-854-2562

Office Hours
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.

Walk-in Hours
3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.