Decision letters for 2020 Admission to Columbia GSAPP will be sent in March, 2020.
On this page, admitted students will find information on next steps, organized chronologically by month.
Register for the Admitted Student Open House and/or Online Info Session using the links below:
Online Info Sessions
Dates to be announced
Open House for Admitted Students
Dates to be announced
April 15 is the deadline for submitting your enrollment decision on the Application Portal and paying the $700 non-refundable deposit fee.
International Students: Apply for a visa immediately after submitting your enrollment decision.
April 15 is the deadline for applying for University Apartment Housing (UAH) Housing.
You will receive the UAH sign-up code in an email after you submit the enrollment deposit.
April 18: Activate your UNI, an ID number that will allow you to access all of Columbia University’s electronic resources.
Fulfill the immunization requirements. Certify your meningitis vaccination decision online and provide documentation of immunity to Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) after you have activated your UNI.
Submit a photo for your University Photo ID online no later than two weeks before the start of classes.
Complete the mandatory Pre-Arrival Tutorial no later than one week before the start of classes. You will receive an email with instructions on how to complete this requirement.
September 1-3, 2020: Class registration deadline
Arrive to New York City no later than 1-2 days before the orientation held on the first day of classes.
September 4, 2020: M.Arch Orientation
Orientation Days for M.S. HP and M.S. UP to be announced
M.Arch students: Attend a meeting to learn more about how transfer credit may be applied to advanced standing or waivers.
M.S.UP/M.S.RED students: Consult your program offices to learn more about advanced standing or waivers.
Pay the E-bill for your tuition and fees for the semester on Student Services Online (SSOL) at the end of the Add/Drop period.
Submit your official transcripts to the Admissions Office by the end of second semester.
Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions: