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Prospective Undergraduate Students

Visitors Center

213 Low Library
2960 Broadway
New York, NY 10027-6902


High School Students

High school students interested in applying to Columbia University should visit the Columbia College/Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science admissions website to register for information sessions and tours. A full schedule which includes Saturday tours is available online. Information regarding class visits and additional campus activities can be found on the undergraduate admissions website. Advance registration is strongly recommended.

Nontraditional Students

Nontraditional students—students with a break in their educations of one year or more, or students with a compelling reason to attend part time—interested in completing their undergraduate degree at Columbia University should visit the School of General Studies admissions website for a schedule of information sessions and tours. Additionally, prospective students interested in completing the basic requirements for medical school should consult the Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program admissions website for a schedule of information sessions and tours.

For international student inquiries, contact the International Students and Scholars Office.

Campus Access Tours

Visitors with disabilities may request an accessible tour of the Morningside Campus from the Visitor’s Center, 213 Low Library. Tours are arranged to meet the individual needs of visitors; three weeks advance notice is needed. To arrange a tour, visitors should email visitorscenter@columbia.edu. Visitors with mobility impairments who arrive on the Morningside campus without prior notice may be able to arrange a tour of Upper Campus through the Visitors Center, subject to tour guide availability. The Visitors Center does not provide wheelchairs, golf carts or other modes of transportation. Columbia University is committed to providing an accessible and welcoming environment for faculty, staff, students, guests, visitors and members of the public. For more information, contact the Office of Disability Services.