Action Items for Returning Students

Below is a comprehensive look at everything returning students should complete by June 15th. If you have questions, please email The Office of Student Affairs at


Sign and submit your financial aid award letter. You will receive your award letter in your Union e-mail account from Nichelle Jenkins. The letter must be signed and submitted within two weeks from the date that you receive it.   

Questions about Financial Aid? Email Nichelle Jenkins at


Reserve on-campus housing by Submitting a Housing Application by June 15. Housing Application Fee is $50, due at the time of application. For security deposit and rent information, please read the 2016-2017 Housing Handbook

If you are interested in off-campus housing, visit Columbia University's Off-Campus Housing Guide (your UNI will allow you access to those valuable resources). 

Submit a Locker & Mailbox Form for Off-Campus Students by June 15.

Submit a Meal Plan Enrollment/Waiver Form by June 15.

Questions about Campus Services? Email Michael Orzechowski at


Submit a Health Insurance Enrollment Form or Health Insurance Waiver Form by June 15 

Submit a Disability Certificate by June 15 

Submit an Emergency Contact Form by June 15 

Submit the Student Directory FERPA Opt-Out Form by June 15. If you do not submit Student Directory FERPA Opt-Out form, your contact information (name, photo & email) is used in our student directory. The Student Directory is only accessible by members of the Union community.

Questions about Student Affairs? Email


Please visit the returning the Returning International Students page for the important guidance and forms.