Click to view the desktop version of the 2019 NSO Program. For viewing on a mobile device, it is advised that you download a PDF from the desktop version.
Lerner Hall, Columbia University
8:00am - 11:30am
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.
More than any other research institution of its kind, Teachers College has led the way in increasing understanding of how people of all ages learn in all disciplines, how to best teach them what they need to know, and how to transform our findings into actual cirricula in classrooms and other settings. During this segment, enjoy a "Casual Conversation" with esteemed TC Faculty.
Dr. Sarah Brazaitis, Associate Professor of Practice, Social-Organizational Psychology
Dr. Prerna Arora, Assistant Professor, School Psychology
Dr. Mark Gooden, Christian Johnson Endeavor Professor of Education Leadership
Dr. Patricia Martinez-Alvarez, Assistant Professor, Bilingual Education
Dr. Haeny Yoon, Assistant Professor, Early Childhood Education
Attendees will receive final announcements and helpful reminders concering activities scheduled for the remainder of the day. Students will depart to Teachers College with Orientation staff and volunteers.
Please review the Academic Orientation Schedule to determine your next destination.
Teachers College, Columbia University
11:30am - 5:30pm
Academic departments in GROUP A include:
Arts & Humanities (A & H)
Curriculum & Teaching (C & T)
Human Development (HUD)
International & Transcultural Studies (ITS)
Mathematics, Science & Technology (MST)
Please see an Orientation staff member for kosher options.
Academic departments in Group B include:
Biobehavioral Sciences (BBS)
Counseling & Clinical Psychology (CCP)
Education Policy & Social Analysis (EPSA)
Health & Behavior Studies (HBS)
Organization & Leadership (O & L)
Proceed to Russell Courtyard for lunch. Please see an Orientation staff member for kosher options.
Russell Hall, 4th Floor
Receive helpful information about the services and resources available on-campus. Participate in the Resource Fair Raffle for a chance to win a prize!
Stay tuned for a comprehensive list of participating offices!
Sessions are designed to assist new students become acquainted with campus services and Teachers College culture. Sessions run concurrently, and are scheduled to begin at 1:30, 2:15, 3:00, and 3:45 pm.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Environmental Initiatives at TC
Financing Your Education
Introduction to Student Affairs
Navigating the myTC Portal
Student Health Insurance 101
Wellness at Teachers College