Events

Columbia Undergraduate Admissions is pleased to provide a number of recurring virtual visit opportunities, including virtual information sessions, student panels, student Q&A sessions and virtual tours. 

Register here for virtual visit events

We also offer special events and programs for prospective students and their families. Details will be provided below as events are confirmed.

Meet Admissions Counselors from Five Schools

Various dates through November 11, 2020

Join virtual information sessions with admissions representatives and explore five universities at once. Sessions will include a brief overview of each institution, information on admissions and financial aid and an opportunity to ask questions. 

DiscoveringU sessions include Columbia, the University of Chicago, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Michigan and Yale. 

Exploring Educational Excellence sessions include Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Rice and the University of Chicago.

Domestic Virtual Events

Columbia hosts and participates in a variety of virtual events for students who want to learn more about the Columbia undergraduate experience. Although some events have specific regional audiences in mind, all events are open to any student who would like to participate. Note that the times listed are in Eastern Time. Please visit this website to coordinate with the time zone of your location.

Joint Virtual Information Session: Puerto Rico

  • Monday, September 21
    5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. EST
  • Session includes admissions officers from Columbia, Penn and Princeton

Joint Virtual Information Session: Georgia

  • Monday, September 21
    5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. EST
  • Session includes admissions officers from Brown, Columbia, the University of Chicago and Yale

Quest for Success: Application Strategies 

  • Tuesday, September 22
    8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. EST
  • Session includes admissions officers from Columbia, Emory, MIT, Northwestern and Notre Dame

Exploring Educational Excellence: General Session

  • Wednesday, September 23
    5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. EST
  • Session includes admissions officers from Brown, Columbia, Cornell, the University of Chicago and Rice

Discovering U: Access & Affordability

  • Thursday, September 24
    8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. EST
  • Session includes admissions officers from Columbia, the University of Chicago, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Michigan and Yale

Discovering U: General Session

  • Thursday, October 1
    8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. EST
  • Session includes admissions officers from Columbia, the University of Chicago, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Michigan and Yale

Exploring Educational Excellence: General Session

  • Tuesday, October 6
    8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
  • Session includes admissions officers from Brown, Columbia, Cornell, the University of Chicago and Rice

Discovering U: Student Panel

  • Thursday, October 8
    8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. EST
  • Session includes admissions officers from Columbia, the University of Chicago, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Michigan and Yale

Exploring Educational Excellence: General Session

  • Wednesday, October 14
    8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. EST
  • Session includes admissions officers from Brown, Columbia, Cornell, the University of Chicago and Rice

Discovering U: General Session

  • Thursday, October 15
    8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. EST
  • Session includes admissions officers from Columbia, the University of Chicago, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Michigan and Yale

Joint Virtual Information Session: Rocky Mountains

  • Thursday, October 15
    7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. EST
  • Session includes admissions officers from Brown, Columbia, Dartmouth and Harvard

Joint Virtual Information Session: Georgia

  • Sunday, October 18
    2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST
  • Session includes admissions officers from Brown, Columbia, the University of Chicago and Yale

Exploring Educational Excellence: General Session

  • Tuesday, October 20
    6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. EST
  • Session includes admissions officers from Brown, Columbia, Cornell, the University of Chicago and Rice

Discovering U: A Session with the Deans

  • Thursday, October 22
    8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. EST
  • Session includes admissions officers from Columbia, the University of Chicago, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Michigan and Yale

Discovering U: General Session

  • Thursday, October 29
    8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. EST
  • Session includes admissions officers from Columbia, the University of Chicago, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Michigan and Yale

Exploring Educational Excellence: General Session

  • Wednesday, November 11
    7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. EST
  • Session includes admissions officers from Brown, Columbia, Cornell, the University of Chicago and Rice

International Virtual Events

Columbia hosts and participates in a variety of virtual events designed specifically for international students who want to learn more about the Columbia undergraduate experience. Although some events have specific regional audiences in mind, all events are open to any student who would like to participate. Note that the times listed are in Eastern Time. Please visit this website to coordinate with the time zone of your location.

Cialfo Online University Fair

  • Friday, September 18
    5:00 a.m. EST

Joint Virtual Information Session: China

  • Monday, September 21
    8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. EST
  • Session includes admissions officers from Brown, Columbia, Princeton and Penn

Joint Virtual Information Session: Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore 

  • Tuesday, September 22
    8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. EST
  • Session includes admissions officers from Brown, Columbia and Princeton

Joint Virtual Information Session: Brazil

  • Wednesday, September 23
    5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. EST
  • Session includes admissions officers from Columbia, Princeton and Yale

Joint Virtual Information Session: Ghana, Nigeria and West Africa

  • Wednesday, September 23
    1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST
  • Session includes admissions officers from Columbia, Cornell and Princeton

Joint Virtual Information Session: East Asia

  • Thursday, September 24
    7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. EST
  • Session includes admissions officers from Brown, Columbia and Princeton

Joint College Access Session: Brazil

  • Friday, September 25
    5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. EST
  • Session includes admissions officers from Columbia, Princeton and Yale

Joint Virtual Information Session: Ethiopia, Kenya and East Africa 

  • Friday, September 25
    9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. EST
  • Session includes admissions officers from Columbia, Cornell and Princeton

Virtual USA College Day Fair

  • Saturday, September 26
    8:00 a.m. EST

Joint Virtual Information Session: South Africa, Zimbabwe and Southern Africa

  • Monday, September 28
    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EST
  • Session includes admissions officers from Columbia, Cornell and Princeton

Joint Virtual Information Session: Latin America

  • Tuesday, September 29
    5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Session includes admissions officers from Columbia, Princeton and Yale

Joint Virtual Information Session: China

  • Tuesday, September 29
    8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. EST
  • Session includes admissions officers from Brown, Columbia and Princeton

Joint Virtual Information Session: Latin America

  • Thursday, October 1
    5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Session includes admissions officers from Columbia, Princeton and Yale

Ivy+ Virtual Information Session: Canada

  • Sunday, October 4
    5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. EST
  • Session includes admissions officers from Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, MIT, Penn, Princeton, Stanford and Yale

CIS Virtual International University Fair: Western Europe

  • Monday, October 5
    3:00 a.m. EST

Joint Virtual Information Session: Caribbean

  • Monday, October 5
    6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. EST
  • Session includes admissions officers from Columbia, Penn and Princeton

Ivy+ Virtual Information Session: Canada

  • Monday, October 5
    8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. EST
  • Session includes admissions officers from Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, MIT, Penn, Princeton, Stanford and Yale

Ivy+ Virtual Information Session: Canada

  • Wednesday, October 7
    8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. EST
  • Session includes admissions officers from Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, MIT, Penn, Princeton, Stanford and Yale

Joint Virtual Information Session: Japan

  • Thursday, October 8
    7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. EST
  • Session includes admissions officers from Brown, Columbia and Princeton

Joint Virtual Information Session: Central and South Asia

  • Tuesday, October 20
    7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. EST
  • Session includes admissions officers from Columbia, Cornell, Penn, Princeton and Yale

CIS Virtual International University Fair: Eastern Europe & Turkey

  • Thursday, October 22
    2:00 a.m. EST

Joint Virtual Information Session: Central and South Asia

  • Thursday, October 22
    9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. EST
  • Session includes admissions officers from Columbia, Cornell, Penn, Princeton and Yale