Creative Writing - Fiction

Who evaluates Creative Writing transfer courses?
Fiction Writing Department Faculty Counselors are responsible for Fiction Writing course transfer decisions. The Chair is the arbiter in the case of a dispute.

Who should students contact?
Students may contact the Transfer Contact directly to schedule appointments or they may contact the Office of Degree Evaluation to assist in scheduling appointments.

Contact:
Devon Polderman
624 S Michigan Ave, 13th Floor
312-369-8775
dpolderman@colum.edu

What do students need to provide?
Students must provide a transcript, a course description (syllabus preferred) and, if possible, a portfolio of writing samples. The faculty will evaluate this information in a meeting with the student. Out of town students can provide the information by mail or fax and faculty can respond by phone, letter, or e-mail.

How long does it take?
Faculty will respond within 10 business days to the student's request. Faculty will record their evaluation on a Course Equivalency, Substitution, and Waiver Form. 

Student will receive:
Students are notified via their Columbia email account when an equivalency towards the major is approved.