Student Affairs

Countdown to Columbia: Residential Life (7/10)

In This Newsletter

  • Tips on Successful Community Living
  • Smart, Safe, and Responsible Choices
  • The First CSA Online Chat is Tonight!
  • Columbia Mentoring Initiative (CMI) Application
  • And the Winner is...
  • Reminder: Enroll In or Waive Health Insurance
  • Your University ID Card Photo
  • Upcoming Events
  • Important Dates

Message from Cristen Scully Kromm, Assistant Dean for Community Development and Residential Programs

Residential Programs is staffed with 141 undergraduate students, 16 graduate, and 9 professional staff who live in the residence halls and work to support you throughout your Columbia experience.  You can expect our warm welcome as you move into your residence hall and our continued presence as you transition to college life. Read more...

RAs dressed to impress as they prepare to welcome you to campus

Tips on Successful Community Living

Whether you are placed in a Carman double, share bathrooms or lounge space in John Jay, Furnald, or Wallach, or live in a suite in Hartley, you will learn the importance of community agreements and compromise.

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News & Announcements

Smart, Safe, and Responsible Choices

Residential Programs and the Office of Judicial Affairs and Community Standards (OJA) are responsible for holding students accountable for behavior that is inconsistent with community values or policies.

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The First CSA Online Chat is Tonight!

The first in series of live online chats hosted by the Center for Student Advising is happening tonight from 6:00-9:00 p.m. EDT! This is a great opportunity for those who could not attend a COLUMBIA 101 program or who still have questions about academic planning.

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Columbia Mentoring Initiative (CMI) Application

The Office of Multicultural Affairs’ Columbia Mentoring Initiative is an intergenerational mentorship program that connects students with a community through various "Family Trees," including Arab and Middle Eastern, Asian, Black, Indigenous, International, Latino, and LGBTQ.

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And the Winner is...

We recently asked you to tweet us a photo and greeting (@nsop and @columbia_sa) with the hashtag #columbia2017. Congratulations to winner @sahirjaggi from the SEAS Class of 2017. Hope you didn't get any jumbalaya on that Columbia t-shirt!

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Reminder: 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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Your University ID Card Photo

Your University ID card is your passport to Columbia. It grants you access to your residence hall, the library, and other secure campus facilities. To get your ID card, you will need to submit a photo online. You will receive your University ID card upon arrival to campus.

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Upcoming Events

Jul
10
CSA Online Chat
Jul
24
CSA Online Chat
Aug
8
CSA Online Chat
Aug
20
CSA Online Chat

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
2
Last Day to Sign Up Parents/Authorized Payers
Aug
5
Deadline to Upload Photo for University ID Card
Aug
12
First Fall Tuition Bill Available on SSOL
Aug
11
Deadline to apply for the Columbia Mentoring Initiative
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
Sep
30
Deadline to Enroll In or Waive Health Insurance

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