New & incoming students who have not applied to the College should visit the Undergraduate Admissions Application page. There you will be able view the instructions on how to complete Columbia's online application.
Only after you've confirmed your attendance to the college can you complete a housing application. A $500 online prepayment is due at the time of application. The prepayment and application must be submitted in order to receive a housing assignment. Housing is then assigned to confirmed students on a first-come first-served basis. Applicants will be notified via email when they can select a room. After selecting a room, a housing contract is available to sign. This is available as early as June. Please be sure to regularly check your email account. Housing assignments and other important information will be sent via email.
Currently confirmed or enrolled students seeking on-campus housing can complete the online Housing Application at https://www.colum.edu/housingapp. A $500 prepayment will be required to submit this application for housing. It is recommended that you do this as soon as possible, as housing is assigned to students on a first-come first-served basis.
Spring 2021 Open at the beginning of October 2021.
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Current students and residents of Columbia College, seeking on-campus housing for the next academic year, can to visit the Residence Life Office during our annual Contract Campaign, which will begin in April. For more information, visit our Contract Campaign FAQ page.