Columbia Science Invitational

You are invited to join us on campus for our annual Columbia Summer Science Invitational on Monday, July 28, 2014. The event is designed for rising high school juniors and seniors interested in the following departments in Columbia College:

Astronomy and Astrophysics
Biological Sciences
Computer Science
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology
Psychology and Neuroscience

 The afternoon program includes:

  • An overview on what’s distinctive about studying science at Columbia College;
  • Master classes led by Columbia science faculty;
  • Panel discussions with current Columbia student researchers;
  • A detailed information session about admissions and financial aid;
  • An optional visit to Columbia’s new interdisciplinary science building.

A tentative schedule for the afternoon can be found here.

Check-in will begin at 12:30 p.m. at the Broadway entrance to Lerner Hall, between 114th and 115th Streets. The program will begin at 1:00 p.m. and conclude around 5:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. More information about getting to campus, including a campus map, can be found on our Visitor Information page.

Although there will be an opportunity to learn more about admissions and financial aid during the invitational, you may wish to attend the general information session about Columbia and campus tour from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. before the program. Check out the Information Sessions and Campus Tours page for more information and to register; you must register for either or both of these programs separately from the Science Invitational.

Registration for this event has currently reached capacity.

Please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions with any questions about the Science Invitational via or 212-854-2522.