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Advisory Regarding Coronavirus COVID-19

In order to deliver the best and safest program for our students, all programs will move to online learning for Summer 2020. We are excited to deliver dynamic and engaging courses and cocurricular activities online. Applications remain open, and we encourage students to apply. Learn More.
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Student Resources

The American Language program supports your goals every step of the way — from application to completion. Here are some of the services we provide:

Advising

Counseling and advice to guide your life as a student.

Student Life 

Activities and events to help you practice English outside class.

Housing

Information on housing options.

Health

Information about health insurance, the Health Services Fee and immunization requirements

The Language Exchange Program

Practice English with other Columbia students, and help them practice your language.

Student Visa and I-20 Information 

Forms, links and information for maintaining your visa status in the U.S.

Dining

Information about eating on and around campus

Policies 

Grading, attendance and more.

Withdrawal 

Information about dropping your ALP class.

Connect with Us

Learn more about the American Language Program at Columbia University or contact the program advisor.

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Apply to the American Language Program

Learn more about the application process, deadlines, and requirements.

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