Admitted Students


Congratulations on your acceptance, and welcome to the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences! We look forward to your joining us.

New Student Checklist

Complete these ten important steps to begin your transition to Columbia.

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Emergency Text-Messaging Service

Columbia uses a text-messaging service to communicate urgent, university-wide information, such as campus closures and weather emergencies. The mobile phone number you provide will not be shared or used for any other type of communciation. You may sign up through Student Services Online (SSOL) following activation of your UNI.

Apartment-Hunting Workshops

Columbia's Off-Campus Housing Assistance (OCHA) office periodically hosts workshops on finding an apartment in New York. Watch a recorded webinar of the workshop.