Fall Session and CARES Act Student Grant Information

College operations remain primarily online, with very few exceptions, for the rest of the 2020 calendar year. Click here for more information. Click here for more information on the CARES Act and how to apply.

What You Need to Know

As of November 23, 2020

  • Classes, with very few exceptions will be conducted online.
  • Teachers College will remain open, operating remotely except for essential in-person functions and support.
  • All TC-related travel is cancelled until further notice.
  • Residence halls, with some exceptions, will be open for new and returning students.
  • Daily health screenings will be required for faculty and staff entering the buildings.
  • Rules for facial coverings/masks and physical distancing will be enforced.

For Students

  • On-campus residential units are available for any student who would like to live safely on campus during the winter/spring term. Please click here for the latest housing updates.
  • Individual study will be allowed in the computer labs, the Dining Hall, and the library.
  • Students in off-campus placements may continue placements virtually where possible.
  • For FAQs for International Students, please click here.
  • Click here for more information on the CARES Act and how to apply for an Emergency Financial Aid Grant.

For Faculty

  • Support for virtual teaching is available at the Academic Continuity site.
  • Please see the message from President Bailey and Provost Rowley.
  • For information on research-related activities, please visit the Research Compliance & Safety page

For Staff

  • Until further notice, only those staff who absolutely must come to campus to perform essential function should do so; everyone else should work remotely.
  • For more information on HR policies and recommendations, please click here.

Campus Life During COVID-19

A Heightened Focus on Safety: Remaining Vigilant This Fall

Latest News & Announcements

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Resources and Contact Information

Office of Public Safety (Non-Emergency) Ext. 3220

Columbia Health Services for Students

Campus phone Ext. 3333
Non campus or from cell phone 212-678-3333


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