Student Affairs

Countdown to Columbia: Student Advising

In This Newsletter

  • Center for Student Advising
  • Online Chats
  • COLUMBIA 101 Updates
  • Family Orientation
  • Disability Services Requests
  • Submitting MMR Documentation
  • Enroll in or Waive Health Insurance
  • Upcoming Events
  • Important Dates

Greetings,

College is a time of tremendous growth, adjustment, and change for your student. Along the way, advising partnerships and connections with a wide range of available resources will help him/her make the most of his/her time at Columbia. Included in this newsletter is information about the Center for Student Advising (CSA), whose misison is to guide and support students at Columbia College and Columbia Engineering in their journey within and beyond Columbia University.

Sincerely,

Matthew Patashnick
Director of Parent and Family Programs

CSA Staff

Center for Student Advising

Click here to read a message to your student from Monique Rinere, Dean of Advising.

News & Announcements

Online Chats

During July and August, the CSA hosts a series of online chats for incoming students. Parents will be invited to ask any last minute questions in an online COLUMBIA 101 session later this summer.

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COLUMBIA 101 Updates

The #CURoarTour is off to a great start. We've had a wonderful time meeting new students and families at our first few COLUMBIA 101 sessions. We hope you can join us, so please check the schedule for the next session in a city near you!

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Family Orientation

Family Orientation and Convocation are important Columbia traditions! You will meet and interact with the myriad Columbia staff with whom your student will work, and celebrate the start of the 2013 academic year with your student on South Field during the unforgettable Convocation Ceremony.

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Disability Services Requests

Columbia makes every effort to provide an accessible experience and accommodate students with disabilities. Contact us by July 26 if you require or are unsure if you may require disability accommodations or support.

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Submitting MMR Documentation

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

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Enroll in or Waive Health Insurance

All students must confirm automatic enrollment in the Basic level of the Columbia Student Medical Insurance Plan, upgrade to the Comprehensive level, or request a waiver from automatic enrollment by September 30, 2013.

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Upcoming Events

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

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

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