We invite admitted students to take advantage of the Spring 2021 Virtual Open House resources, and to follow the chronologically organized next steps below on your journey to Columbia.
Admitted Student Open House:
In light of COVID-19 and related precautions, GSAPP has suspended upcoming spring events for campus visitors, including in-person admitted student programming, campus tours, and information sessions until further notice.
Please reference the Virtual Open House* for ways to learn about the School’s faculty and student community, curriculum, resources, and more.
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: Activate your UNI, an ID number that will allow you to access all of Columbia University’s electronic resources.
April 19 is the deadline to apply for Columbia Residential Housing to be included in the first round of the housing lottery.
Fulfill the immunization requirements as soon as possible to avoid delays in registration. Certify your meningitis vaccination decision online and provide documentation of immunity to Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) after you have activated your UNI. A registration hold will be placed on your account until your immunization requirements have been fulfilled.
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.
August 31- September 2, 2021: 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 1, 2021: UP Orientation
September 2, 2021: HP Orientation
September 3, 2021: M.Arch Orientation
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: