General Information and Admissions Questions
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Meet with an Admissions Counselor
Notice on Campus Visits: In light of the evolving Covid-19 situation and the University’s guidelines for on-campus activity, Columbia University SPS Admissions has suspended all in-person campus visits for the Fall 2020 semester. We invite prospective students to drop by our daily virtual walk-in hours with general admissions questions or sign up for an appointment with an Admissions Counselor via the Contact link on each program’s webpage to discuss program-specific questions and application requirements. Admissions Counselors can connect you directly to students, alumni, faculty and facilitate virtual class visits. You can also register for a virtual information session. Our virtual events allow you to interact with our admissions staff and learn more about the Columbia SPS community. If you have any questions, please contact our office at inquire [[at]] sps [[dot]] columbia [[dot]] edu or 212-854-9666.
Are you a prospective student interested in learning additional information about this program? Schedule a Zoom or phone appointment with an Admissions Counselor online.
Appointment Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., ET, Monday - Friday
If you are near campus and would like general information about the admissions process, you may speak with an available Admissions Counselor during our office walk-in hours listed below.
Walk-In Hours: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., ET (15-minute sessions), Monday - Thursday
If you are a current student or an admitted student starting next term, contact a member of our SPS Student Advising Team for information and guidance.
Application Document Submission and Application Processing Questions
apply [[at]] sps [[dot]] columbia [[dot]] edu
To submit official electronic transcripts, please have your university registrar email transcripts [[at]] sps [[dot]] columbia [[dot]] edu.
For inquiries regarding recommendation verification, please email verification [[at]] sps [[dot]] columbia [[dot]] edu.
Mailing Address and Campus Location
Office hours: Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.