Six of the nine Global Centers—Amman, Beijing, Istanbul, Nairobi, Paris, and Tunis—are now welcoming students with upgraded technology, equipment, and full-time, onsite, trained staff. In addition, The Global Centers is offering students access to Columbia-designated space at WeWork locations in seven cities to convene, collaborate, study, or just hang out. The University has also arranged for dedicated space for its students in Tel Aviv at Tel Aviv University and in Athens. The Global Centers also offers access passes to Columbia University students in 50 global cities to use at any WeWork location in their country.
Earlier today, Barry S. Kane, associate vice president and university registrar, sent the following message to students regarding the spring 2021 semester.
The Postbac Premed/Prehealth Program at the School of General Studies invites currently registered Postbac students to apply to be part of a Postbac Program Student Advisory Board. The Advisory Board is intended to provide a venue for incorporating student perspectives into decision-making about the program’s activities. The Board will play an active role in developing new programs and services, and will help ensure that current services remain as effective, supportive, and accessible as possible.
Earlier today, Dean Rosen-Metsch sent the following message to GS students regarding the spring 2021 semester.