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Video Resource Library

We are looking forward to welcoming you to the School of Professional Studies in the coming months. As a student, you are an important part of our Columbia University community. The Division of Student Affairs works collaboratively with your academic program and the larger University to create an environment in which you will grow and thrive. Our goal is to support your academic, professional, and personal success. 

We encourage you to take advantage of this Video Resource Library which is intended to guide you through the required steps of becoming an enrolled student. Whether it’s learning how to apply for on-campus housing, applying for a visa, or submitting your health requirements, our team is here to get you through each of those processes. 

Please be sure to follow along by watching the short clips provided below. Once you have completed each of the steps, we are confident you will be prepared to register for classes and begin your journey at Columbia University!

An Intro to SPS Engage

SPS Engage will not be immediately available for incoming students. You will receive an email when you are granted access.

Set Up Your Customized Career Content

Start Your Career Planning: Labor Market Insights Tool

Check Your Holds and Know How to Clear Them

Explore the Academic Resource Center

On-Campus Housing for Full-Time Graduate Students

Off-Campus Housing Options for Graduate Students

Financing Your Education

An Overview of M.S. and M.P.S. Degree Requirements & Program Curriculum

An Overview of Non-Degree Requirements & Program Curriculum

How to Get a Visa to Study at Columbia University

An Overview of Curricular Practical Training