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

Postbac Premed New Student Orientation

Date: Monday, August 25 from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm EDT
Location: Alfred Lerner Hall
Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program Office by sending email to or by calling 212-854-2881.

New student Orientation is mandatory for all entering Postbac Premed students.

Please note that Mandatory New Student Orientation will occur over two days: Monday, August 25, and Tuesday, August 26, 2014.

Orientation Schedule 

Monday, August 25, 2014

9:30-10:55 a.m.

Orientation Check-in and Breakfast

11 a.m.-5 p.m. 

  • Deans’ Welcome
  • Group Advising Meetings
  • Lunch with Fellow Students
  • Student Experience Panel Discussions

5:30 p.m.

Premedical Association (PMA) Welcome Reception (optional event)

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

1 p.m.-6 p.m. 

  • Academic Support Services
  • Educational Financing
  • Essential Columbia University Policies
  • Lunch with Fellow Students

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