Columbia Resources

As a Visiting Student, you are part of the Columbia community and may take advantage of the many available resources.

Academic Advising Office

This office is your primary source for academic questions, including those about the School’s policies, procedures, and requirements.
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Student Organizations

Among the hundreds of clubs and student organizations at Columbia, you will find opportunities to pursue your interests in academics, sports, arts, business, culture, politics, environment, and other areas.
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International Students and Scholars Office

This office administers immigration services (including the procurement of F-1 visas) for Columbia’s international population, and offers orientation sessions, informational programs, and workshops.
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Fitness Center

Most students, excluding those in the American Language Program (ALP), have basic membership to Columbia’s Dodge Physical Fitness Center included in their tuition charges.

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Writing Center

The Columbia College Writing Center provides writing support in one-on-one consultations and workshops to help you improve at every stage of your writing, from brainstorming to final drafts.
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Free and Discounted Tickets

With your Columbia ID, you can visit many New York City museums for free and purchase discounted tickets for Broadway shows, operas, and movies.

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Libraries

Spanning 22 libraries and an extensive collection of digital resources, Columbia has one of the top-10 academic library systems in the country
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Most of these resources are only available to active students with a Columbia University ID.