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New Student Orientation Student Leadership

Thank you for your interest in the New Student Orientation Program (NSOP).

CA Position Description

Here are the expectations we have of our CAs and the requirements of the CA position:

Personal Development

Senior Resident Adviser

Thank you for your interest in the Senior Resident Adviser position with Residential Life!

Community Adviser

Thank you for your interest in the Community Adviser position with Residential Programs!

If you have any questions about the CA position, please contact our Associate Director Keith Blankenship at who oversees the Community Adviser Committee. 


What is a Community Adviser?


2016 New Student Orientation Committee Application

As you complete this application, please keep in mind that the New Student Orientation Program welcomes all new students, including first-year, transfer, visiting, and combined plan.  The application will close on Friday, January 29, 2016 at 12:00 p.m.

For the Barnard Committee application, please click here

Applicant Information
All fields are required.
Desired Position

Please rank the position (first, second, third) for which you are applying (see job descriptions for explanation).

  • NSOP Student Chair
  • Student Leader Coordinator
  • Academic and Educational Coordinator
  • Social Events Coordinator
  • Social Media and Marketing Coordinator
Short Answer Questions

Please limit your responses to 250 words or less.

Including Clubs/Organizations, Internships, employment, etc.
Short Answer Questions Continued
Please limit your responses to 250 words or less.
Try to include an example that relates to the position you are applying for.
Schedule of Availability

Interviews for the 2016 Committee will be a two step process. First, candidates will be invited to participate in a group interview with other candidates. After the group interview, candidates may be invited to participate in an individual interview to meet directly with the NSOP staff. Please mark ALL the times you are available for a group interview on Friday, February 5, 2016as well as for individual interviews from Tuesday, February 9 - Thursday, February 11, 2016.

Must choose at least one 2-hour session. If you are available for both time slots, please choose both.

Authorizing Signature

By clicking "Submit" I acknowledge that I am a currently enrolled undergraduate student in Columbia College or The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science in good University standing. I understand that I must remain in good University standing in order to be a Committee member. I agree that my academic and disciplinary status may be verified by the Center for Student Advising and Student Conduct and Community Standards. I understand that submitting this application takes the place of my legal signature, and that I affirm all the information contained herein is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge.

Questions? Concerns? Email Us!


Thanksgiving Day Dinner 2012 RSVP

Thursday, November 22, 2012
John Jay Dining Hall
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

This special event will bring you opportunities for connection and sharing in addition to a delicious catered meal of: Turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing, roasted vegetables, candied yams, roasted potatoes, assorted holiday pies and beverages.

Winter Orientation Leader Interview Availability

Please let us know what times you are available to interview on Friday, December 7, 2012. If you are not available at that time, please email us to let us know. 


King's Crown Leadership Excellence Awards Nomination Form

Thank you for submiting a nomination for the King's Crown Leadership Excellence Awards.  Individual CC and SEAS students may be nominated by using the nomination form below.  The nomination deadline is Sunday, January 31, 2016, at 11:59 p.m.

Please nominate students for only the category that you feel best describes the contributions for which you feel they should be recognized. We ask that you only complete ONE category for each nominee.

Section 1: Nominator Information
Section 2: Nominee Information
Section 3: Nomination
Please complete the nomination within the category that you feel best describes the contributions of your nominee. Remember that your nomination may be the only information submitted for this student or group so please provide as many details as possible so that your nominee may be adequately considered for this award. Alternatively, you may complete only the Senior Marshal nomination below if you are interested in nominating a graduating student for this honor and are not completing a nomination in one of the eight categories.

Intergroup Community Building Initiative

This initiative is aimed at creating a more cohesive Columbia community that is affirming to all identities and creates a space for healthy discourse about divisive issues.  One of the greatest strengths of our community is its diversity-both of thought and identities.


2012 CCSC and ESC Student Government Retreat Evaluation

The CC and SEAS student government retreat is an annual off-campus retreat for elected members of the Columbia College Student Council and the Engineering Student Council. The aims of the retreat are described below:

To provide participants an opportunity to build a sense of community with one another and facilitate inter-council connections

To provide a forum for council members to develop a collaborative agenda and define collaborative initiatives for the academic year

Please rate the following trainings for their effectiveness:
1 Very Effective2 Effective3 Somewhat Effective4 Not EffectiveNot Applicable
Weekend Overview/Intros/Favorite Pop Icon
Identity exercise
Council Meeting 1 ESC E Board presentation
Council Meeting I CCSC Mock Polcy Meeting
Committee Brainstorming Meeting
1 Very Effective2 Effective3 Somewhat Effective4 Not EffectiveNot Applicable
Low Ropes Course
Outdoor Team Building
Council Meeting II
Group Photo
Touch Someone Who
Very trueTrueSomewhat trueNot true
I believe the retreat was effective in helping me gain a better understanding of my role on council.
As a result of the retreat, I feel that I have enhanced/or gained skills to help me fulfill my role on campus.
As a result of the retreat, I feel I enhanced or gained connections to help me fulfill my role on campus.
The retreat provided me with an opportunity to meaningfully connect with my counterpart on the other council.
The retreat was helpful in helping me to identify specific opportunities to collaborate either with members in my own council or with members from the other council.
Following the retreat I feel more connected to my council.
Following the retreat I feel more positive about the other council.
I feel positively about my counter-part.
Please briefly write in your first thoughts about the topics below


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