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 Tuesday, August 26, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. You will be able to pick up your Orientation materials at check-in.
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 Tuesday, August 26, 2014 for Visiting Students.
When can I arrive on campus?
Check-in for Visiting Students is Tuesday, August 24, 2014. Check-in will start at 9:00 a.m. and go until 1:00 p.m..
Are there shuttle services from local airports to campus?
There are no shuttle services from campus, but cabs are readily available. Let your driver know you need to go to "Columbia University at 116th and Amsterdam." If you are traveling from the Newark, JFK, or LaGuardia airports, it is possible to use a variety of buses and trains to get to the University. Be mindful that this route will take some time and may involve multiple modes of trasnportation. Please visit http://www.hopstop.com or http://mta.info and use the "trip planner" tool to get a route to campus. Enter "Columbia University Main Campus" as your destination address.
How long does Orientation last?
Tuesday, August 26 - Monday, September 1.
What events will be happening during Orientation?
The NSOP committee is planning a week of activities for Orientation this summer. You will receive a schedule upon arrival but may refer back to this website for periodic updates.
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?
Once you establish your Columbia email login, also known as your UNI, you will log on to Student Services Online (SSOL) to change your address. For any issues in creating your account, please email email@example.com.