Student Affairs

In This Newsletter

  • Thanksgiving Travel and Transit Tips
  • Upcoming Events
  • Important Dates

 

Dear Columbia Families,

As we prepare for the start of a brief recess, I want to wish you all a healthy and safe Thanksgiving Break. Though Thanksgiving may be a tradition that is new to you and your family, the act of giving thanks is a universal concept. At Columbia, we have much to give thanks for this year. The greater New York City metropolitan area has experienced a challenging month and the effects of Hurricane Sandy are still being felt. While the damage was minimal here in Morningside Heights, our friends and neighbors across the city were not so lucky. We …

News & Announcements

Thanksgiving Travel and Transit Tips

If your student plans to travel over the Thanksgiving Break or Winter Break period, here are a few tips to help ensure a hassle-free experience!

  • Ride public transit as much as possible! Columbia is easily connected to all major transit hubs via subway and bus lines. For more information

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Upcoming Events

Jan
11
Columbia University in San Francisco (more info coming soon)
Jan
13
Columbia University in Los Angeles (more info coming soon)
May
20
Columbia Engineering Class Day 2013
May
21
Columbia College Class Day 2013
May
22
Columbia University Commencement 2013

Important Dates

Nov
22
Academic Holiday / Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov
23
Academic Holiday / Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec
10
Last Day of Fall 2012 Classes
Dec
11
Study Period Begins
Dec
14
Final Exams Begin
Dec
21
Final Exams Conclude (note: please consult your student's final exam schedule before arranging transportation)
Jan
22
First Day of Spring 2013 Classes
Mar
18
Spring Break (March 18 - March 22)
Mar
25
Classes Resume
May
6
Last Day of Spring 2013 Classes
May
10
Final Exams Begin
May
17
Final Exams Conclude (note: please consult your student's final exam schedule before arranging transportation)
May
18
Residence Halls Close at 12:00 p.m. (except for graduating seniors)
May
23
Residence Halls Close at 12:00 p.m. for graduating seniors