Our Mission

The Office of the University Registrar actively and directly supports scholarship, teaching, and learning at Columbia University in the City of New York. Our work is the foundation of academic life throughout the student life cycle and supports the transmission of knowledge guided by the principles of integrity, collaboration, communication, and singular client focus.

Our Vision

The Office of the University Registrar will be a vital and strategic organization by supporting the academic life of the University through innovative technologies, collaborative engagement, and extraordinary support services.

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Aug 20, 2014

From his office in 210 Kent Hall, Barry Kane, Associate Vice President and University Registrar, supervises a staff of 25 and is responsible for registration and enrollment, degree audit and commencement processing, NCAA reporting and certification, maintenance of the official transcript, implementation of academic policy, classroom assignments, University ID Cards—and the list goes on and on. 

Aug 20, 2014

Deputy University Registrar Monica Avitsur first joined Columbia Center for Student Advising (CSA) at Columbia in 2007 as a Program Coordinator, where she was promoted to Associate Director in 2010, and then to Director of the CSA, before she joined the Office of the Registrar in November 2013.


Dec 01, 2014

— Interviewed by Bridget O'Brian for Columbia News, http://news.columbia.edu/research/3376
Photo Courtesy Columbia News

Nov 01, 2014

—Interviewed by Bridget O'Brian for Columbia News, http://news.columbia.edu/solomon
—Video by Columbia News Video; Photo by Columbia Magazine/Jenica Miller


Contact Us

Student Service Center

Location: 205 Kent Hall
Email: registrar@columbia.edu
Online Q&A tool: http://askus.columbia.edu/

Website: http://ssc.columbia.edu
Phone: 212-854-4400
Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday

ID Center (Morningside)

Location: 204 Kent Hall
Web: http://ssc.columbia.edu/
Email: idcard@columbia.edu
Phone: 212-854-7225
Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday