Students: Welcome/Welcome Back!

January 17, 2020

The ISSO welcomes new international students to campus, and welcome back to students returning from the winter break.

Here are some reminders and resources for the new semester:

  1. Be sure to be registered full-time by the end of day on Friday, January 31st, the end of the normal 2-week registration period. There are very limited exceptions to full-time enrollment

  2. Working on campus or receiving a Columbia stipend for the first time? Review Payment from Columbia and how to apply for a Social Security Number.

  3. New to Columbia this spring or returning after a leave with a new I-20 / DS-2019? Be sure to Report Your Arrival and review information on Your First Week and Resources for Students on our website.

  4. Check out events on our website and Columbia University’s calendar of events.

  5.  Refer to the Columbia’s Arts Initiative website for free and discounted tickets to on-campus and city-wide events, and subscribe to their newsletter to stay informed. 

  6. Take advantage of free admission to more than 30 NYC museums with Columbia’s Passport to Museums.

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