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Key Dates

Term Dates

  • Fall 2022: Wednesday, August 17–Sunday, December 18, 2022
  • Spring 2023: Tuesday, January 17–Sunday, April 30, 2023 

Residency Dates

For Fall 2021 Cohort

  • Residency I: Wednesday, August 18th – Thursday, August 19th, 2021 (online)
  • Residency II: December 12 - 14, 2022 (Tentative - In Person)

For Fall 2022 Cohort

  • Residency I: Wednesday, August 17 - Friday, August 19 (In Person)
  • Residency II: December 2023 (TBD)

New students will begin the program orientation in August. If permissible under COVID-19 state guidelines, this will be an in-person two-and-a-half-day residency at Columbia University’s campus in New York City. If not permissible, this will be held online.

The second in-person residency will take place at the end of the program in December of the following year. An online version of this residency will be available for students who cannot attend in person although in-person attendance is strongly preferred.

International students are welcome to attend the in-person residencies. An online version of the residencies is available for international students who cannot attend in person.


Disclaimer: The University reserves the right to withdraw or modify the courses, dates or sequence of instruction or to change the instructors as may become necessary.