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Advisory Regarding Coronavirus COVID-19

In order to deliver the best and safest program for our students, the School of Professional Studies is planning to move all programs to online learning for Summer 2020. With the State of New York’s approval, we expect to formally announce this transition as of April 10, 2020. We are excited to deliver dynamic and engaging courses and cocurricular activities online. Our websites will be updated with additional details in the coming weeks. Learn More.
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Student Advising

Are you a current student in need of guidance on how to maximize your time at the School of Professional Studies? Whether you're seeking trusted advice on how to plan your course load and fulfill your requirements or you'd like to plan the next steps of your career, the Office of Advising at Columbia University's School of Professional Studies is prepared to serve you.

Advising Vision

The Office of Advising at Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies will provide an innovative advising program, committed to excellence while pioneering a holistic approach to serving a diverse student population.

Advising Mission

The Office of Advising at Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies strives to collaborate with students, academic programs, and the entire SPS community to enhance the student experience. Acknowledging the unique needs of our student population, we mentor and support students as they navigate rigorous curricula and their career aspirations. Our program-specific advisors connect to students in an individualized and flexible manner, providing them with guidance on course planning, university resources, policies, and procedures to help them succeed academically, professionally, and personally.

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