The schedule below is for Fall 2015.
Spring 2016 Welcome Day is scheduled for Wednesday, January 13. Please visit again soon for updates!
Friday, August 21st, 2015 in Lerner Hall
LOCATION: 2920 Broadway, New York, NY 10027
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Check-in starts 9:00 AM
10:00 AM Introductions
10:10 AM Senior Vice Dean Soulaymane Kachani
10:20 AM Associate Dean Tiffany Simon
10:30 AM Alumni Guest Speaker
10:40 AM Engineering Graduate Student Council
11:00 AM OMBUDS
11:15 AM Registrar
Information about registration policies, dates, financial policies and other questions regarding your student financial account.
11:30 AM Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
11:45 AM Office of University Life
12:00 PM Gender-Based Misconduct
12:15 PM Academic Integrity
12:30 PM Lunch
2:15 PM OCHA
Information about Off-Campus Housing options and renting in New York City.
2:40 PM CUIT
Information about internet policies, your university account, and other technology related issues.
3:00 PM Public Safety
3:15 PM Session Ends
Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 in 309 Havemeyer
10:00 AM Introductions
10:15 AM Library Sciences
Session about library services and resources available to Engineering students.
10:50 AM Women in Science at Columbia
WISC provides outreach, support, advancement, and
community for women, underrepresented minorities in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematical fields at Columbia.
11:00 AM Diversity in Graduate Engineering
DGE student presentation about how students can get involved in the community.
11:15 AM Navigate New York
11:30 AM Center for Career Education
Want help securing an internship? Come to the CCE's session about career services available at Columbia.
12:00 PM Lunch
Location: Pupin Plaza, between Havemeyer and Pupin Hall
Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 in 309 Havemeyer (continued)
1:45 PM Health Services
Information about health plans, requirements, services and resources.
3:00 PM ISSO (Mandatory for international students)
International Students and Scholar Office Orientation session on immigration regulations.
4:30 PM Session Ends
Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 in 309 Havemeyer
10:00 AM CU Family Support Network
11:00 AM Financial Aid Q & A
12:00 PM International Student Transition Workshop and Panel
1:30 PM Lunch/ISSO Make-up Session
3:00 PM Grad School 101
3:50 PM Engineering Community Outreach
4:30 PM Women in Engineering Panel
7:00 PM Welcome Mixer hosted by the EGSC
LOCATION: Carleton Commons, Mudd Building
500 West 120th St. New York, NY 10027
Other Orientation Activities**
Date Event Title
8/24/2015 NY Yankees
8/27/2015 The Book of Mormon
8/28/2015 New Student Resume Workshop
Location: 417 International Affairs Building
420 W 118th St. New York, NY 10027
9/2/2015 Comedy Hour with Micia Mosely
9/4/2015 Scavenger Hunt & Games in Central Park
9/3/2015 Les Miserables
9/7/2015 US Open Tennis
9/11/2015 South American Student Welcome
9/16/2015 Alumni Panel and Reception
9/18/2015 NYC Landmark Cruise
9/23/2015 Sunset Cruise
**To buy tickets, check your CU email for an Eventbrite invitation from Office of Graduate Student Affairs.