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ASP Textbook Checkout - Spring 2018

Please note that first-year students have priority for Literature Humanities books, and second-year students have priority for Contemporary Civilization books.

Final Exams: Scheduling and Conflicts

If you have two exams at the same time or three exams on a single calendar day, you have options for schedule adjustments.

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Information for Columbia College First-Year Core Classes

The Frontiers of Science lecture is the same for all students and cannot be changed. Students may use the REPLACE function on SSOL to change their Frontiers of Science discussion sections or Literature Humanities class on their own.  If online replacement is not possible, students can submit a petition to the Core Office in 202 Hamilton to request a FOS section change starting September 5 at 9 AM.

Deadline Approaching for International University Writing Sections

First-year students must take University Writing in their first year at Columbia. A few international sections of University Writing are geared toward non-native speakers of English who wish to focus on issues of second-language acquisition and adjusting to a new academic culture.

2017-2018 Academic Planning Guide is here

The 2017-2018 Academic Planning Guide is now available. All incoming students should read this guide and fill out the back page over the summer in preparation for the New Student Orientation Program in August.

Committee on Instruction Announces Updated Academic Policy for Columbia College Students

The Columbia College-General Studies Committee on Instruction (COI) has announced an update to the policy on the maximum number of points per term, the maximum number of programs of study, and double-counting certain courses toward two programs of study for Columbia College students. The policy will go into effect as of Fall 2017. Full details are below.

Summer Bridge Program Help Room Tutor Application

Prior to fall enrollment, entering first-year program participants attend a mandatory five-week Summer Bridge Program offered through Academic Success Programs.  Participants take courses in Calculus, Statistics, University Writing, Literature Humanities, Physics, Psychology, and Chemistry to prepare for the academic work required of Columbia students.

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Columbia Celebrates GEN Day

GEN Day is on Monday, April 10.  FLIP at Columbia and FLIP National are spearheading GEN Day, the International Day of Visibility for First-Generation and/or Low-Income Students. FGLI students at Columbia will wear t-shirts on campus declaring our first-generation status, demonstrating our presence and contributions to the campus community. The day will culminate with a mixer involving students, administrators, and faculty, in which we can engage in conversation regarding the FGLI identity. The mixer is on Monday, April 10, from 7pm to 9pm in Broadway Room in Lerner. 

CUSP Summer Enhancement Independent Projects Sponsorship

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On behalf of the CUSP staff, thank you for offering to sponsor our student for the CUSP Summer Enahncement Independent Projects Fellowship. lease complete the form below and attach your sponsorship letter when prompted. 

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