School of General Studies
Columbia University in the City of New York

Postbac Planning Session (PPS) and Tour

Date: Wednesday, June 5 from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm EDT
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus
Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Postbac Premed Program Office by sending email to or by calling 212-854-2881.

Student-Led Campus Tour: 10:30 a.m.

Departure Location

University Visitors Center
Room 213
Low Memorial Library

Join a Postbac Premed student for a tour of campus and discover what itís like to be a Columbia student while learning more about the campus history and architecture. 

Postbac Premed Planning Session: 12:00 p.m. (Required)

408 Lewisohn Hall, Baer Room

Led by a Postbac Premed advisor, this session will provide a program overview, details about the curriculum and clinical research opportunities, and information about medical school planning and preparation. Current students will be available to answer questions, and lunch will be provided. All newly admitted students must attend a PPS before meeting with an advisor.

Important Registration Information
Before registering for a PPS, you must formally accept the offer of admission, signified by returning the Acceptance Reply Form for enrollment (also included in your acceptance packet) along with the required tuition deposit. In order to assign you an academic advisor who will register you for courses, these items must be received two weeks prior to attending a Postbac Planning Session.

Once you have formally accepted the offer of admission, to complete the registration process you will need your Personal Identification Number (PID or CUID) provided in your Admissions Packet. If you need to cancel or change your PPS registration, refer to your confirmation email, which provides a URL where you may cancel your previous reservation.

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