Arrival Information & Dates

Enrolled Students | Summer 2020

 

Session I

Session II

Session I, Commuter

Program Dates: June 29th - July 17th 

Session I commuter students (students who will not be living on campus) attend program check-in and orientation on Monday, June 29th, in Lerner Student Center, which is located at 2920 Broadway just north of 114th Street. At orientation students receive their course schedules and learn about program policies and extracurricular offerings. Classes begin immediately after orientation.

Students whose classes begin at 9:10 a.m. or 10:00 a.m. should arrive at Lerner by 7:30 a.m. Those whose classes start at 11:10 a.m. should arrive by 9:30 a.m. Refer to the course page of your curricular option for course meeting times.

Session I classes meet Monday through Friday from June 29th to July 17th. Classes are not held on Friday, July 3rd, in observance of Independence Day.

 

Session I, Residential

Program Dates: June 28th - July 18th 

Dormitory check-in takes place on Sunday, June 28th, from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. It is not possible to move into the residence halls before this time. Check-in takes place in front of Hartley Hall, which is located on Columbia's main campus, near the campus entrance at Amsterdam Avenue and 115th Street. Short-term parking is available on Amsterdam Avenue. Information about getting to campus and about paid parking garages can be found here. Staff members wearing program T-shirts will be around campus directing students to the check-in site.

Residential students attend a welcome barbecue at 5:00 p.m. on check-in day. The barbecue is followed by RA-led small-group orientation meetings. Program policies and procedures as well as safety guidelines, behavioral standards, and social and recreational options are covered in detail. The orientation meetings are also ice-breaking sessions in which program participants get to know their fellow students and their resident advisors. 

Session I classes meet Monday through Friday from June 28th to July 18th. Classes are not held on Friday, July 3rd, in observance of Independence Day. Refer to the course page of your curricular option for course meeting times.

Check-out for residential students takes place on Saturday, July 18th, from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. All students other than those who are also enrolled in the Session II residential program must vacate the residence hall by 11:00 a.m. For residential students enrolled in both sessions, housing and supervision will be provided during the interim weekend.

Family Meet and Greet: June 28, time and location TBD

Summer Immersion Program Leadership will host a Family Meet and Greet. At this casual reception, you will have the opportunity to meet other families in celebrating your student's first day at Columbia. Lemonade, tea, and light refreshments will be served. Please note, there will be no formal presentation.

 

Session II, Commuter

Program Dates: July 21st - August 7th 

Session II commuter students (students who will not be living on campus) attend check-in and orientation on Tuesday, July 21st, in Lerner Student Center, which is located at 2920 Broadway just north of 114th Street.

Students whose classes begin at 9:10 a.m. or 10:00 a.m. should arrive at Lerner by 7:30 a.m. Those whose classes start at 11:10 a.m. should arrive by 9:30 a.m. Refer to the course page of your curricular option for course meeting times.

Session II classes meet Monday through Friday beginning Tuesday, July 21st, and ending Friday, August 7th.

 

Session II, Residential

Program Dates: July 20th - August 8th 

Dormitory check-in takes place on Monday, July 20th, from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. It is not possible to move into the residence halls before this time. Check-in takes place in front of Hartley Hall, which is located on Columbia's main campus, near the Amsterdam Avenue and 115th Street campus entrance. Short-term parking is available on Amsterdam Avenue. Information about getting to campus and about paid parking garages can be found here. Staff members wearing program T-shirts will be around campus directing students to the check-in site.

Residential students attend a welcome barbecue at 5:00 p.m. on check-in day. The barbecue is followed by RA-led small-group orientation meetings. Program policies and procedures as well as safety guidelines, behavioral standards, and social and recreational options are covered in detail. The orientation meetings are also ice-breaking sessions in which program participants get to know their fellow students and their resident advisors.

Session II classes meet Monday through Friday beginning Tuesday, July 21st, and ending Friday, August 7th. Refer to the course page of your curricular option for course meeting times.

Check-out for residential students takes place on Saturday, August 8th, from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. All students must vacate the residence hall by 11:00 a.m.

Family Meet and Greet: July 20, time and location TBD

Summer Immersion Program Leadership will host a Family Meet and Greet. At this casual reception, you will have the opportunity to meet other families in celebrating your student's first day at Columbia. Lemonade, tea, and light refreshments will be served. Please note, there will be no formal presentation.