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Tips for First-years!

Top Ten Tips for First-years

  1. Professors are friendly - office hours are a good thing.
  2. No one expects you to figure everything out as soon as you get here.
  3. It’s not a co

Leaves of Absence

If you are interested in taking a leave of absence from Columbia, your first step should be to speak with your Advising Dean in the CSA.

3-2 and 4-1 Programs

3-2 Combined Plan Program

**The Center for Student Advising hosted a Webinar/Q&A-Chat for the Combined Plan Program student

Department Liaisons

Columbia College students who wish to learn more about a particular department or academic program should contact the Director of Undergraduate Studies (DUS) for that department.

Peer Adviser Posts

May 3, 2016

Senior Advice
by Jessica Geddes CC'16

CSA Tutoring Service Tutor Application

The CSA Tutoring Service is continually seeking qualified and motivated sophomores, juniors and seniors - as well as Columbia University graduate students - to serve as peer tutors. The position is paid and offers flexible hours based on the tutor's schedule. Tutors must have B+ or better in the course(s) they would like to tutor. Prospective candidates should complete the following application. A personal interview and two references are required. 

We understand that schedules change but please provide your anticipated weekly availability for the Fall semester.
Please note that you must have received a grade of B+ or higher in the courses you wish to tutor.
(Please include courses in any area, including languages, computer science, engineering, the core, economics, statistics, etc.)
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I understand that I am applying for a tutoring position that requires demonstrated academic proficiency in particular subject areas and courses. As such, I further understand that my educational record will be accessed and reviewed by staff in the Center for Student Advising responsible for selecting tutors for the sole purpose of determining my eligibility and suitability for tutoring positions.
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Tutoring Request Form

You have reached the Tutor Request Form used by CSA Advisers. If you are interested in receiving tutoring, please make an appointment with your adviser.

Although students can request tutoring for any course, the following courses are most likely to be filled:

Registration Policies and Instructions

CC/SEAS Visiting and Exchange Students


Registration Availability

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CSA Summer Advising Videos

General Advising Topics

Advising at Columbia


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James H. and Christine Turk Berick Center for Student Advising


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2920 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

Call: (212) 854-6378

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Walk-in Hours
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