Dean of Student Affairs

In This Newsletter

  • Cookies, cupcakes, stickers, and smiles: Student Affairs Cares
  • Welcome from Matthew
  • Updates from the Office of Financial Aid and Educational Financing
  • Summer Advising
  • GradZone
  • Residence Hall Closing 2012
  • Upcoming Events
  • Important Dates

Dean Shollenberger and Dean Martinez at Student Affairs Cares

Cookies, cupcakes, stickers, and smiles: Student Affairs Cares

We all lead busy lives and so do Columbia students. It is nice every once in a while to sit back, relax, and share a sweet treat with friends. Columbia Student Affairs recognizes the importance of celebrating the lighthearted moments and through its new initiative, Student Affairs Cares, encouraged students to do the same. Over the past month, Dean Kevin Shollenberger and his team have surprised students on the Lerner ramps with snacks and smiles. Joined by students in the Columbia University Student Wellness

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News & Announcements

Welcome from Matthew

One of the things that I like best about working on a college campus is the cyclical nature of our academic calendar. The month of April, in particular, is filled with lots of joy. Our seniors, the Class of 2012, are winding down their Columbia careers and preparing to embark on the next and exciting …

Updates from the Office of Financial Aid and Educational Financing

RE-APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID: The priority deadline to apply for financial aid for the 2012-2013 academic year is Thursday, May 5, 2012. Detailed instructions are available

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Summer Advising

Each summer, Columbia Student Affairs hits the road and travels across the country and around the world to welcome our incoming students and their families to Columbia. If you are interested in joining us as a Summer Advising volunteer, let us know! Volunteers serve as event hosts and welcome guests …

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GradZone

Are you the parent of a graduating senior? Make sure you’ve bookmarked our GradZone website and that you are receiving the GradZone for Parents newsletter to stay current on all of the latest Class Day and Commencement news and …

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Residence Hall Closing 2012

Have you and your student been in communication about residence hall closing 2012? Please check-in with your student to make sure s/he is aware of all procedures and policies related to the closing of the residence halls for the spring semester. As closing comes on the tail end of final examinations, …

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Upcoming Events

May
14
Columbia Engineering Class Day
May
15
Columbia College Class Day
May
16
Columbia University Commencement

Important Dates

Apr
18
Work Exemption Program Applications Due
Apr
30
Lasy Day of Spring 2012 Classes
May
1
Study Period Begins
May
3
Study Period Concludes
May
4
Final Exams Begin
May
5
Priority Deadline to Reapply for Financial Aid
May
11
Final Exams Conclude
May
12
Spring Housing Check-Out by 12:00 p.m. (except for seniors, RAs, and interim/extended housing residents)
May
17
Senior Housing Check-Out by 12:00 p.m.
Sep
1
Residence Halls Open for Returning Students
Sep
4
First Day of Fall 2012 Classes
Nov
5
Academic Holiday
Nov
6
Academic Holiday
Nov
22
Thanksgiving Recess
Nov
23
Thanksgiving Recess
Dec
10
Last Day of Fall 2012 Classes
Dec
14
Final Examinations Begin
Dec
21
Final Examinations Conclude
Jan
22
First Day of Spring 2012 Classes