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All Columbia undergraduates are welcome to speak with the advisors during their regular advising hours (listed below) regarding the economics major or economics courses. You do not need to be a declared major in economics to speak with the advisors. You may also email them at: econ-advising@columbia.edu.

PLEASE NOTEAll office hours this semester will be held over Zoom. 

Students with questions about major requirementscourse selection and schedulingGraduation clearance, progress in the major/concentration, and other general matters about the major or concentration may either utilize the Zoom advising hours, or send an email to the address above.

Fall 2020 Advising Period (September 8 - 18, 2020)

PLEASE NOTE: The below hours replace the weekly advising hours for this period, and as noted above, will be held over Zoom.

IMPORTANT NOTEPlease sign up for meetings at least 12 hours before the scheduled appointment time, otherwise you may not be guaranteed a spot. Please click on an appointment time on the following calendar. When the advisor sees your request, they will send you a follow-up email with a link to a Zoom call. For available times, click on this LINK TO CALENDAR.

September 8 – 11, 2020 

Tuesday, Sept. 8:         10:00am – 1:00pm             
                                           3:00pm – 6:00pm                        

Wednesday Sept. 9:     10:00am – 1:00pm
                                            2:00pm – 5:00pm                    

Thursday, Sept, 10:        4:00pm – 6:00pm                         
                                             9:00pm-11:00pm 

 

September 14 – 18, 2020              

Monday, Sept, 14:           1:00pm – 5:00pm
                                             9:00pm-11:00pm                              

Tuesday Sept. 15             3:00pm – 6:00pm                              

Wednesday, Sept. 16:   10:00am – 1:00pm
                                              9:00pm-11:00pm

Thursday, Sept. 17           4:00pm – 6:00pm

Regular WEEKLY Advising Hours

After the Advising Period noted above, the Regular Weekly Advising Hours are as follows:

Wednesdays  11:00am –  1:00pm

Thursdays      10:00am – 12:00pm


IMPORTANT NOTE
Please sign up for meetings at least 12 hours before the scheduled appointment time, otherwise you may not be guaranteed a spot. Please click on an appointment time on the following calendar. When the advisor sees your request, they will send you a follow-up email with a link to a Zoom call. For available times, click on this LINK TO CALENDAR.

Advising by Email

Students who cannot attend any of the above listed advising hours may email their questions to econ-advising@columbia.edu.
There is no “in-person” advising during the summer, but questions may still be sent to the above email address.

Transfer Credit Information

Transfer credit information is posted on the Department’s Transfer Credit Information page.

Do not send transfer credit questions to econ-advising – please read the information detailed in the above webpage.

NOTE: Students must obtain departmental approval for all transfer courses to apply towards any of the economics requirements.

Study Abroad Transfer Credits

Dr. Sunil Gulati is the study abroad advisor, and he can be contacted by email at skg21@columbia.edu.  Students who wish to apply economics courses from study abroad programs towards the economics major or concentration must first consult with Dr. Gulati prior to taking the course(s).  Dr. Gulati will assess the course(s) and give preliminary and final approval.  Only courses that are given final approval will be applied towards the economics major or concentration.

Faculty Advisors (for Declared Majors only)

Please Note:  No more Faculty Advisors will be assigned in Spring 2020  The next assignments will be made in September 2020.

Faculty advisors are available only during the academic year.  Students may request a personal faculty advisor to discuss academic or career goals. Faculty advisors will not discuss major requirements – that is the role of the graduate student advisors. Faculty advisors will discuss course selection to meet intellectual goals and interests, as well as career or research options. If you plan on attending a PhD program in economics or pursuing economics research after graduation, then it is recommended that you request a faculty advisor.

To request a faculty advisor, please complete the Faculty Advisor Request form online.

Data TA Office Hours - Spring 2020

The expanded hours below begin March 2:

Mondays 5 – 8pm in the Group Study 329A in Lehman

1022 International Affairs Building (IAB)
Mail Code 3308  
420 West 118th Street
New York, NY 10027
Ph: (212) 854-3680
Fax: (212) 854-0749
Business Hours:
Mon–Fri, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

1022 International Affairs Building (IAB)

Mail Code 3308

420 West 118th Street

New York, NY 10027

Ph: (212) 854-3680
Fax: (212) 854-0749
Business Hours:
Mon–Fri, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
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