Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Department Open Houses Happening in February!

Early Fall 2024 course registration period will take place from Monday, April 15 - Friday, April 19, 2024. In preparation for this time, departments hold open houses so that students have an opportunity to ask questions about the courses taking place in the following sesmter and how to best satisfy degree requirements!

Not sure what major you would like declare? Consider stopping by one of these open houses to ask questions! See the list below for all department open houses taking place in February!

Department NameMeeting Day, Date and TimeMeeting Location or
Zoom Link
EducationTues, February 20th, @ 6 pm.

Students are encouraged to make individual appointments with faculty members to discuss their interests and formulate a program plan
April 1- April 15. During this two-week period, Education faculty extend their office hours to accommodate program planning.
Cognitive ScienceThursday, February 22, 5:30pm - 7pmSulzberger Parlor, Barnard
Human RightsMonday, February 26, 6pm-7pm113
EnglishWednesday, February 28, 5-7 pmElliott Hall Second;

Cognitive Science Open House: Thursday, February 22 @ 5:30pm-7pm Sulzberger Parlor (3rd Floor Barnard Hall)

Please join the Cognitive Science Program for hors d’oeuvres and desserts at our Open House on Thursday, February 22 from 5:30pm-7pm in Sulzberger Parlor (3rd floor Barnard Hall).  Come talk with faculty, meet other students, learn about the major and the requirements, and ask all your questions!  All are welcome!


Human Rights Open House: Monday, February 26, 6pm - 7pm, 113 Milstein Center

Please join the Human Rights Program for our Open House, next Monday, February 26, from 6pm-7pm in 113 Milstein.  Come talk with faculty, meet other students, learn about the combined major, find out about Fall 2024 courses, and ask all your questions! Pizza will be served.


Major Declaration Celebration -- March 5th!


Speaking Fellows Application Open Now!

Speaking Fellows create learning environments that empower students to explore, question, and reflect on their speaking and listening skills. Through peer-to-peer workshops and one-on-one meetings, Speaking Fellows help students articulate what they want to say and how they want to express those ideas to others. We welcome first-years and sophomores in all majors to apply. The application is due March 22nd, 2024 at 5pm ET.

Meet with a Speaking Fellow about the application:

Learn more:

Contact us:

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Monday, February 19, 2024

Urban Studies Program Planning Meeting -- April 9 2024

The Barnard-Columbis Urban Studies Program enables sutdents to explore and understand the urban experience in all fo its richness and complexity! 

Join the Urban Studies department for their Spring 2024 informational meeting on Tuesday, April 9, 2024 at 6pm in 513 Fayerweather located on Columbia's Campus. 

This is an excellent opportunity to learn what courses are being offer next semester, ask questions about curricular requirments, and learn more about what the Barnard-Columbia Urban Studies Program has to offer!

Friday, February 16, 2024

Fall 2024: Spelman Exchange! UPDATE NEW DEADLINE

The deadline to apply for the Fall 2024 Spelman Exchange Program has been shortened from April 1st, 2024 to March 15, 2024. If this new deadline poses any complications for you, please be in touch with Dean Siegel.