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Due to the campus closure, Admissions and Records will be serving students remotely until further notice.  Please email our team at for assistance.  If you are a current student, you must email us from your student email account for service.


Admissions and Records FAQs for Campus Closure



Summer 2020 Registration

  • Semester begins: May 4, 2020
  • Priority registration: March 23, 2020
  • Open registration: April 20-May 3, 2020

Fall 2020 Registration 

  • Semester begins: August 24, 2020
  • Priority registration: May 4, 2020
  • Open registration: June 1-August 23, 2020


Admissions Checklist

Application - Complete an application (allow a minimum of 1-2 business days for processing).   Residency Requirements.
Financial Aid - Apply for federal and state aid.  Approximately 80% of Columbia students are eligible!
Advisement and Placement  - Attend an advisement session with a Counselor and complete course placement in this session. Please call the Counseling Desk at (209) 588-5109 to schedule your session.
Email Setup - After you receive your welcome letter, activate your Columbia student email account to receive important information and updates.
Official Transcripts - Send official, sealed transcripts from all of your prior colleges. If you graduated high school less than 5 years ago, send official, sealed copies of your high school transcripts as well.
Orientation -Complete an Orientation session online. This is a REQUIRED step to acquaint you with important information about the college and how to proceed with planning your education.
Registration Information-Register for classes on connectColumbia any time on or after your Priority Registration date and time.


Fee Information- Fees are due at the time you register or classes may be dropped.


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