Admitted Student Checklist
Your key to important dates, guidelines, and next steps for joining CSSW.
First Steps After Acceptance
The following steps should be taken by students after accepting their offer to attend the School of Social Work.
Submit the Tuition Deposit
Secure your spot in the upcoming class by submitting the non-refundable tuition deposit.
Attend an Event (Optional)
Visit campus or meet with an admissions officer.
Complete the FAFSAMore Info
Eligible students must complete the FAFSA to be considered for institutional aid.
Submit Final/Official Transcripts
Final and official documents must be received prior to enrollment.
Mailing Address: Office of Admissions Columbia University School of Social Work 1255 Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY 10027
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Next Steps After Submitting Deposit
The following steps are only available to you after submitting your tuition deposit.
Activate Your UNI and LionMailMore Info
Get started with your university ID and email address.
Explore Housing OptionsMore Info
Explore on-campus housing options and off-campus housing resources.
Complete Your Necessary Forms
Immunization, Registration, and Field Education (as needed).
Apply for Student Visa (international students only)More Info
Begin the process to secure your student visa.
Mark Your Calendar for Orientation
Learn about student services and policies, and participate in the Preparation for the Profession seminar.
Two-Year, Extended, Reduced Residency: Aug. 26-30, 2019
Preparation for the Profession: Sept 3 and 6, 2019
Smile for Your ID CardMore Info
Submit a photo for your student ID card.
Schedule Waiver ExamsMore Info
Learn more about demonstrating the required statistics proficiency and other waiver exams.
Students should complete each of the following steps that apply to them.
Submit Dual Degree Letters
Email your acceptance letter from the partner school.
Apply for Transfer CreditMore Info
Apply for transfer credit.
The deadline to apply for transfer credit is June 30 for fall admission and January 5 for spring admission.
Obtain Disability ServicesMore Info
Register with the Office of Disability Services.
This step is essential for receiving accommodations. Be sure to register prior to the start of the semester.