Visiting Student Information
Information for New Student Orientation Program 2014
Visiting students who are joining our community can utilize this website for the most current information on New Student Orientation Program.
Check-in for Visiting Students is Thursday, January 16, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. You will be able to pick up your Orientation materials at check-in.
Please bookmark the newsletters that are geared towards Transfer, Visiting, and Combined plan students.
How can I contact NSOP?
You can contact the NSOP staff by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
When does Orientation officially begin?
Orientation begins on Thursday, January 16 for Visiting Students.
Where can I download the schedule?
We will have printed copies of the schedule at check-in.
When can I arrive on campus?
Check-in for Visiting Students is Thursday, January 16, 2014. Check-in will start at 9:00 a.m. and go until 12:00 p.m..
Are there shuttle services from local airports to campus?
There are no shuttle services from campus. Students and their families can use yellow cabs to get to campus by letting them know you need to go to "Columbia University at 116th and Amsterdam." The university also works with a car service where students and families can book a car or van service in advance. Please visit Elite Car Service's website for more information or you can call them at 800-472-1123.
How long does Orientation last?
Orientation begins on Thursday, January 16 and ends on Sunday, January 19.
What events will be happening during Orientation?
You will receive an orientation schedule book upon arrival. For periodic updates, please refer to the Orientation website. There will be a variety of academic and social programs offered to you to help you get adjusted to life at Columbia and in New York.
Where can I find the most up-to-date information about Orientation?
This website and page have the most up-to-date information on New Student Orientation Program 2014.
How do I change my address?
If you have already established your UNI (your Columbia email login) you should be able to log on to Student Services Online and change your address there. If you cannot change your address using Student Services Online, email email@example.com. If you haven't yet established your UNI, you can do so at the Academic Information Systems website.
Contact the Orientation Program
505 Alfred Lerner Hall
New York, NY 10027
Call: (212) 854-4909
For program-specific inquiries:
International Student Orientation: firstname.lastname@example.org
COÖP Pre-orientation: email@example.com
CUE Pre-orientation: firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.