For Fall 2021, all consortium schools require each student who wishes to participate in the IUDC to be fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine, provide proof of vaccination, and follow the health and safety policies set forth by the host school. Columbia students should visit the website of the host school to learn what steps they need to take in order to comply with that school’s health and safety policies. Visiting students to Columbia, please read Columbia’s Guidelines for Visitors to learn what policies you must follow while on campus at Columbia.
The Inter-University Doctoral Consortium (IUDC) provides eligible Arts and Sciences doctoral students the opportunity to cross-register for graduate-level courses at member schools.
PhD students in good academic standing, in registration years two through seven in eligible Arts and Sciences doctoral programs (listed under “PhD and DMA Programs”), are able to participate in the IUDC.
First-year PhD students are not eligible to participate in the consortium.
Master’s students are not eligible to participate in the consortium.
Fall 2021 IUDC registration for all students will begin on August 2, 2021.
All students must submit Columbia’s online IUDC application by Friday, October 1, 2021 to be registered for the fall semester.
Students wishing to drop Columbia classes must do so by Tuesday, October 15, 2021.
IUDC registration is open for fall and spring semesters only. Consortium registration for summer courses is not available.
Courses taken through the IUDC must be taken for a letter grade or Pass/Fail. R credit and Audit are not permitted.
Queries may be directed to the Columbia IUDC Coordinator, Sarah Jackman, at s.jackman [at] columbia.edu.