Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the website of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Columbia University (GSAS). By using the GSAS website, you agree to the terms and conditions enumerated below.

We respect the privacy of your personal information. This privacy policy explains how we collect and use the information of visitors to our website. For more information, you may wish to review the Columbia University IT Policies.

This website uses cookies as well as similar tools and technologies to understand visitors’ experiences. By continuing to use this website, you consent to Columbia University’s usage of cookies and similar technologies, in accordance with the Columbia University Website Cookie Notice.

Personal information that you submit to the GSAS website will only be used for the purpose for which it was provided (e.g., information provided when submitting the admissions application will only be used for admissions purposes).

GSAS will not release information you have voluntarily provided to any third party, unless we have obtained your consent or such release is necessary to comply with federal, state, or municipal law or to protect the rights, property, or safety of members of the Graduate School or University community, or others.

The GSAS website contains links to external sites that are not affiliated with the Graduate School or Columbia University. You may wish to review the privacy policies of those sites, which may vary from the GSAS privacy policy.

Should you have questions about the GSAS privacy policy, please contact gsas-webmaster [at]