Student Affairs

In This Newsletter

  • Pre-orientation (COÖP, CUE, ISOP)
  • Join the #CURoarTour
  • Moving to Columbia
  • Activate Your UNI!
  • LionMail: Your Columbia Email
  • Submit MMR Documentation
  • Outside Scholarship Opportunities
  • August Notifications
  • Upcoming Events
  • Important Dates

Over the course of the summer, you will receive bi-weekly e-newsletters from Students Affairs containing timely and relevant information to help you prepare and get excited for your arrival to campus. You will learn about campus resources, the New Student Orientation Program (NSOP), and pre-orientation opportunities, as well as important events, dates and deadlines. We will also send a monthly e-newsletter to your families.

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News & Announcements

Pre-orientation (COÖP, CUE, ISOP)

First-year Columbia College and Columbia Engineering students may opt to participate in one of three programs during the week prior to Orientation, completing an application for EACH program of interest.

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Join the #CURoarTour

One of the best ways to prep for your move to campus and the transition ahead is for you and your family to join us at one of the COLUMBIA 101 events, our summer advising and information sessions that take place in June and July.

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Moving to Columbia

Arrival for first-year students is August 26, with Check-in taking place from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Students traveling a great distance to campus may receive an invitation from Columbia Housing in August to move in a day early.

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Activate Your UNI!

Your University Network ID (UNI) is the name and password you will use to access many online services at Columbia. Your UNI is also the first part of your Columbia email address: [UNI]@columbia.edu. Click below and select "Activate UNI or Email."

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LionMail: Your Columbia Email

Once you have activated your UNI, you will be able to access Columbia's secure online applications, including Student Services Online, CourseWorks, library resources and more. To check email, visit the LionMail login page.

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Submit MMR Documentation

Students must submit documentation of immunity to measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) to the Columbia Health Immunization Compliance Office prior to registering for classes at least 30 days prior to their scheduled registration date.

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Outside Scholarship Opportunities

The Office of Financial Aid and Educational Financing is a great resource when seeking outside scholarship opportunities, such as merit-based scholarships, grants or awards from outside (state, local, national, etc.) organizations.

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August Notifications

All students will receive an email from Columbia Housing in mid-August with their housing assignment, roommate information (if applicable), mailbox assignment, and confirmation of their dining plan.

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Upcoming Events

Jun
1
COLUMBIA 101 Atlanta
Jun
6
COLUMBIA 101 London
Jun
8
COLUMBIA 101 Cambridge (Boston)
Jun
8
COLUMBIA 101 Istanbul
Jun
9
COLUMBIA 101 Houston
Jun
15
COLUMBIA 101 Chicago
Jun
18
COLUMBIA 101 Singapore
Jun
20
COLUMBIA 101 New York
Jun
21
COLUMBIA 101 Hong Kong
Jun
22
COLUMBIA 101 New York
Jun
23
COLUMBIA 101 Los Angeles
Jun
25
COLUMBIA 101 Shanghai
Jun
25
COLUMBIA 101 Washington, D.C.
Jun
27
COLUMBIA 101 Beijing
Jun
27
COLUMBIA 101 San Francisco
Jun
29
COLUMBIA 101 Seoul
Jun
29
COLUMBIA 101 Seattle
Jun
30
COLUMBIA 101 New York
Jul
2
COLUMBIA 101 New York
Jul
5
COLUMBIA 101 Mumbai

Important Dates

Jun
5
Deadline to Apply for COÖP, CUE, and ISOP (9:00 a.m.)
Jul
26
Deadline for Disability Service Requests
Aug
2
Deadline to Certify Meningitis Vaccination Decision
Aug
2
Deadline to Submit Proof of MMR Immunity
Aug
5
Deadline to Upload Photo for University ID Card
Aug
12
First Fall Tuition Bill Available on SSOL
Aug
23
Orientation Schedule Becomes Available
Aug
25
Move-in for Those Traveling a Great Distance
Aug
26
Move-in (Check-in 7:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.)
Aug
26
New Student Orientation Program Begins
Sep
3
First Day of Fall Semester
Sep
13
First Fall Tuition Bill Due