View the 2020 New Student Orientation Program Schedule

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Program Schedule

Teachers College, Columbia University

Grace Dodge Hall, Room 177 

Check-in & Breakfast

Receive Orientation materials and enjoy a light breakfast with fellow new students. The Welcome Program will begin promptly at 10:00 am.

Welcome Program

Receive a warm welcome from Teachers College Leadership:

Dr. Thomas Rock, Vice Provost for Student Affairs

Dr. Stephanie J. Rowley, Provost, Dean & Vice President for Academic Affairs 

Ms. Monica Chan, Student Senate President

Title IX & Columbia Resources

Learn more about important policies and services that encourage and support a community ethic of care and sexual respect.

Teachers College Title IX Cooridinator, Janice S. Robinson, will introduce CU Gender-Based Misconduct Office and the Sexual Violence Response & Rape Crisis / Anti-Violence Support Center, who will provide information about the Columbia University/Teachers College gender-based misconduct policies, procedures, and resources for support.

TC Resources & Student Panel

Learn more about the various resources and services available to TC students from the Office of Student Affairs.

Hear from fellow students about their experiences living in New York City and studying at Teachers College! 


Closing Remarks

Attendees will receive final announcements. Lunch with current students at the conclusion of programming.

For academic advisement, please contact your academic department directly. 

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