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 25, 2014

Mark Hermano is a current fourth-year student in the College of Dental Medicine (CDM), and expects to graduate in Spring 2015. He was elected president of his class in his first year, and has been re-elected every year since then. 

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. 


Sep 01, 2014

—Interview by Philip Stephenson, http://news.columbia.edu/oncampus/3068

Photo credit: Courtesy of Columbia News

Aug 06, 2014

—by Beth Kwon, courtesy of Columbia News: http://news.columbia.edu/research/3216

Photo credit: Courtesy of Columbia News

You probably think you know how to wash your hands, but Elaine Larson could tell you for sure.

Contact Us

Student Service Center

Location: 205 Kent Hall
Email: registrar@columbia.edu
Online Q&A tool: http://askus.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://idcenter.columbia.edu/
Email: idcard@columbia.edu
Phone: 212-854-7225
Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday