Student Profile: Elizabeth Fadoju Credits the Power of a Great Educator

Third-year dental student Elizabeth Fadoju knows exactly what a difference one individual can make in sparking and encouraging a young person’s career interests.

Building Codes

Code Name of Building
ALT Altschul Hall
AVH Avery Hall
BAR Barnard Hall
BLK Black Building
BUE Buell Hall
BUT Butler Library
BWY Broadway Residence Hall
CAR Carman Hall

Brief Planned Downtimes for Upgrades, June 5-6

Because of critical University-wide technology upgrades, the University Registrar website will be intermittently unavailable between 5:00 p.m. Friday, June 5, and 5:00 p.m. Saturday, June 6. Please plan ahead, and thank you for your patience as these upgrades are performed.

Student Profile: Senior Tyler Zimmet Reflects on His Time at Columbia

Tyler Zimmet is a Los Angeles native who had always wanted to go to college on the East Coast. And now, as he prepares to graduate from Columbia College with degrees in both History and Economics, he plans to stay in New York — at least, he said, for now.

Student Profile: Brianna Olamiju Dreams Big, Helps Peers Do the Same

Brianna Olamiju dreamed of becoming a doctor for so long, she can’t remember when the idea first struck her. The first in her family to pursue medicine, and also the first to attend an Ivy League school, Olamiju has set her sights on serving the underserved and educating people about health through mentorship and outreach.

Student Profile: Phumzile Sitole

Phumzile Nelisiwe Sitole is my full given name. A name I love watching Americans try and pronounce. I am an international student here at Columbia, from South Africa.

Student Profile: Ryan Rivera Spends Breaks Alternatively, Helps Peers Do the Same

When Ryan Rivera began his undergraduate studies at Columbia four years ago, he had no idea he would soon leave his pre-med program to pursue a new passion: economics. He had a hunch, however, that in choosing Columbia, he had chosen a future full of hard work, challenges, and new discoveries—about himself, and about the world outside of his hometown.

Student Profile: Sarah Yang's Many Passions Have Service in Common

When Sarah Yang visited Columbia as a prospective student, she thought she might like to study engineering. Others had told her she would excel in the field, but like many recent high school graduates, Yang was passionate about so many subjects that choosing a major seemed overwhelming.

ID Center Reopened

Please note: The ID Center has reopened. Thank you for your patience while we dealt with some urgent repairs.

A New Way to Plan Registration

Students: This spring, there is a new way to plan for your course registration and enrollment. “Vergil” is a web application that brings everything you need to shop for courses to one convenient location. Vergil will significantly enhance your course planning while eliminating the need to access multiple tools and separate sources of course information. Vergil is your “one-stop shop.”


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