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Housing Portal Offline Nov 30 - Dec 2 for Scheduled Maintenance

During this time, the Housing Portal will not be accessible. If you need assistance, please contact Columbia Housing at [email protected].

Eligible Combined Plan students must register for the Combined Plan lottery to determine whether they will be invited to participate in general Room Selection.

Steps to take in Housing before Thanksgiving break, plus notes as we approach the end of Fall Semester.

Combined Plan students who entered into the Combined Plan lottery for Room Selection 2023 received notification about the results on Tuesday, November 22.

During this time, the Housing Portal will not be accessible. If you need assistance, please contact Columbia Housing at [email protected].

With help from IRN: The Reuse Network, Columbia Housing provided gently used bedroom, dining, and lounge furniture sets to seven charities, providing support to organizations in need, extending the life of useable furniture, and diverting 150,000 pounds of waste from entering landfills.  

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Returning upperclass students, Visiting, and Exchange students may now apply for Spring 2023 Housing through the Housing Portal.

Recently, Amazon has mis-delivered pallets of packages to the Columbia Student Mail Center. Here's what to do if you are missing a package from Amazon.

Health and safety inspections are scheduled to take place in residence halls starting next month.

Students who are not returning for spring semester, including seniors graduating in February, students studying abroad, and students taking leave, must check-out within 24 hours of their last exam or by 12:00 p.m. noon on December 23, whichever is sooner. Those students are not eligible to remain in Columbia Housing over Winter Break. 

Students who would like to request a room transfer should submit the Room Transfer Request Form.

Updates to Check-In Logistics Resulted in Smooth Process for Undergraduate Residential Students and their Families 

Failure to complete the Web Inventory Report (WIR) makes a resident ineligible to contest any damage charges upon Check-Out.

Summer presents the opportunity for project work in the residence halls. This year, the teams in Facilities and Operations were busy completing a number of updates in our buildings to improve the living experience for our residents. Here are the highlights.

Residents should be aware of the guest policy for the residence halls that goes into effect on Friday, September 2 for the new academic year.

It's time for Upperclass Check-In! Here are final reminders for students, including initiating check-in online through the Housing Portal and what to do when you arrive on campus.

Students will not be permitted to stay overnight.

Check your email for your Lion Pass! You must present a printed copy of the Lion Pass on the day of your arrival. Your Lion Pass is also viewable in the Housing Portal.

On August 18, upperclass students received an email from Columbia Housing with important final details about Check-In. Continue reading for a summary of the email.

Note guest protocol in the residence hall during the early arrival and check-in periods.

On August 10, first-year students received an email from Columbia Housing with important pre-arrival, bag drop, and Check-In day reminders. Continue reading for a summary of the email.