The below message was sent to undergraduate students on March 2, 2020.
Due to the suspension of classes, the ARC is currently closed and is offering remote appointments. Peer Advisors are currently not offering in-person appointments, however, students are encouraged to email the team for support.
Earlier today, Dean Rosen-Metsch sent the following message to students regarding updates at GS as a result of the developing situation with COVID-19.
The Departments of Religion at Columbia and Barnard are now welcoming submissions for the first annual Peter Awn Undergraduate Paper Prize. This prize of $500 will be given to the best paper written by an undergraduate for any course or seminar in Religion in the year prior, and honors Awn’s inspired teaching and his dedication to promoting and celebrating creative inquiry. In addition to serving as Dean of GS for twenty years, Awn was an active professor of Religion, an erudite scholar of Islam and Islamic mysticism, and a brilliant teacher and mentor.
Today, Dean Rosen-Metsch sent the following message to GS students regarding Columbia Residential housing, as well as resources and support available in light of the developing situation with COVID-19.
On Friday, March 13, the GS Office of Educational Financing sent the following message to GS students regarding financial assistance available to help with costs related to travel, storage, and moving logistics for students leaving Columbia housing as a result of classes being conducted online for the remainder of the spring semester.
Earlier today, Dean Rosen-Metsch sent the following message to GS students to provide an update about additional steps that must be made to reduce the number of people on campus and in Columbia housing, as well as ongoing administrative support for GS students.
Students are invited to nominate their peers for Student Leadership Awards, which are presented to students that have distinguished themselves through their leadership and service on campus.
The ARC team is offering an adapted version of the course, University Studies for Continuing Students, focused on supporting student success in remote instruction.
The GS Academic Resource Center (ARC) remains available to support all GS undergraduate and Postbac premed students.
Today, Dean Rosen-Metsch sent the following message to students regarding recent decisions announced by President Bollinger about the extension of Spring Break, the grading of spring-semester courses, and University Commencement.