Plan Your Arrival

A great part of your experience as a first-year student at Columbia University is your first room and residence hall -- it will definitely be an experience that you will never forget.

Your Housing Assignment & Check-In Schedule

All first-year students at Columbia College and The School of Engineering will receive an email from Columbia Housing including your housing assignment, check-in time and mailbox assignment. Please do everything you can to arrive at your assigned check-in appointment.

Check-In for visiting, exchange, and transfer students for Spring Term is January 12, 2022.

Detailed information about how to prepare for your arrival and the check-in process is outlined on the Housing website.

Sign your Occupancy Agreement online by the stated deadline.

Email [email protected] with any questions or problems.