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How long does Orientation last?

Orientation will last from Tuesday, August 29, 2017 through Monday, September 4, 2017.

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Are there shuttle services from local airports to campus?

There are no shuttle services from campus, but cabs are readily available. Let your driver know you need to go to "Columbia University at 116th and Amsterdam."  If you are traveling from the Newark, JFK, or LaGuardia airports, it is possible to use a variety of buses and trains to get to the University. Be mindful that this route will take some time and may involve multiple modes of trasnportation. Please visit http://mta.info and use the "trip planner" tool to get a route to campus.

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When can I arrive on campus?

Check-in for Visiting Students is Tuesday, August 29, 2017 between 08:00am and 12:00pm at Hamilton Hall.

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When does Orientation officially begin?

Orientation begins on Tuesday, August 29 for Visiting Students.

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How can I get from the NYC airports to campus?

There are no shuttle services from campus, but cabs are readily available. Let your driver know you need to go to "Columbia University at 116th and Amsterdam." If you are traveling from the Newark, JFK, or LaGuardia airports, it is possible to use a variety of buses and trains to get to the University. Be mindful that this route will take some time and may involve multiple modes of transportation. Please visit http://mta.info and use the "trip planner" tool to find the best route to campus form your location.

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What events will be happening during orientation week?

You will receive a schedule upon arrival but may refer back to this website for periodic updates.

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What should I do if I must arrive before the start of NSOP?

If you must arrive before the program move-in date, are not participating in a special program, and do not have special permission from the Housing Office, you will need to secure off-campus accommodations. A list of area hotels and other options is avilable on the Columbia University Travel Portal.

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What do CUE participants eat?

Breakfasts, lunches, and dinners during CUE are provided by Dining Services.

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Where do CUE participants sleep?

Participants receive on-campus housing during the week.

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When does CUE happen?

Sunday, August 20 - Sunday, August 27, 2017

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