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Fall Update

At SPS this fall, all courses, other than pre-established online courses, will be offered face-to-face in our New York City classrooms. Some of these face-to-face courses will be offered in the HyFlex format to ensure that all of our students can make progress toward their degree requirements, if faced with delays due to student visas or vaccination effectiveness wait times.
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Welcome Home, Columbia!

Fall 2021 marks the opportunity to reconnect, strengthen, and rebuild as a community as Columbia's campuses reopen. We are excited to welcome you back and invite you to participate in a series of events that bring us together this fall.

Columbia Welcome

September 8-17

Join University Life for a series of creative, community-building, virtual and in-person events to welcome all Columbia students.

Click here to see the many events planned for this celebration!

Columbia Reflects

September 20-21

The beginning of the new academic year presents us with chances to reflect on what we have experienced, consider the present moment, and look with hope toward what lies ahead.

Click here for a list of opportunities to gather and reflect as a community.

Columbia Quest

September 23-24 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM ET

Connect with fellow students on this scavenger hunt to explore Columbia's incredible resources and learn about our campuses! Register to be assigned to a team or sign up with your own team. Compete individually or virtually as well. Teams who complete the hunt will be entered into a raffle for prizes and more!

Click here to learn more about Columbia Quest.

Weeks of Welcome

SPS Weeks of Welcome

All new and returning SPS students are invited to participate in the Fall 2021 Weeks of Welcome! Kicking off on September 10th, the Weeks of Welcome are a chance for students to explore New York, meet classmates, and learn about campus resources either in person or online. Students can find the full list of programming on Engage. All in-person events will require a Green Pass on the ReopenCU app.  

Share Your Columbia Experience!

Whether you are taking classes on campus for the first time, or learning virtually from home, we want to hear from you. Share your photos and your Columbia experience--tag your program's social media handle and use the hashtag #WelcomeHomeColumbia.