Digital Student Handbook


Graduate education is both intellectually stimulating and challenging, and the officers and staff of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences are dedicated to providing the support necessary for you to complete your degree program in a timely manner. Please contact us with any questions.

All M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D. students should familiarize themselves with and follow the regulations of the University, the Graduate School, and their individual programs of study. For University policies, see Essential Policies for the Columbia Community; for GSAS policies, see Student Affairs; for program policies, see your departmental or program website.

Student Affairs

Dissertation Office

Financing Your Education

Teaching and Research

Professional Development

University Policies

Campus Resources

Forms Library