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A Break From Break

Barry Kane, voice of the registrar, emailed all undergrads on Friday last to remind us about the upcoming winter registration period. Accordingly, most of us have all forgotten already.

So, here’s your last-minute get up tomorrow morning for 9:30 am registration (or later if you live out in the periphery) reminder. Sophomores, this is a BFD. You have, like, twelve hours to figure out what you might want to major in. For now. Full email after the jump.

To All of Our Continuing Undergraduate Students:
I hope that you have been enjoying a restful holiday break and are looking forward to the start of the new semester ahead. The staff in Student and Administrative Services welcomes you back to New York and the beginning of the spring 2012 semester. Classes begin on Tuesday, January 17th.

I write now to remind you that the second additional registration window for the spring semester will be available to you beginning on Monday, January 9th. As I have indicated in the past, the additional registration windows follow the work and recommendations of the Classroom Committee, chaired by Professor Jean Howard. You will be able to add and drop classes, online through SSOL, during the following days and times:

Monday, January 9th, from 9:30 a.m. through 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, January 10th, through Friday, January 13th, at designated appointment times displayed via SSOL.

The intent of the upcoming registration window is to ensure that course enrollments are as accurate as possible prior to the start of the spring semester, thus enhancing classroom allocation and TA assignments, as well as assisting you in refining your program of study prior to the official start of classes.

Please see your primary academic adviser if you have any questions about your program of study or the forthcoming registration window next week.


Barry S. Kane

Associate Vice President and University Registrar

Columbia University in the City of New York

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  • Californian says:

    @Californian WHY do I live three time zones behind my school?????

    1. Anonymous says:

      @Anonymous Dude, enjoy Cali. Start stressing on 1/17.

      1. Michael Bluth says:

        @Michael Bluth Don’t call it that.

  • wait says:

    @wait so isn’t it “or EARLIER if you live out in the periphery”?

    1. Anonymous says:

      @Anonymous People do live outside the US, in which 9:30 am (Eastern Time) would be perhaps 2:30 pm or something like that.

  • What did the lion say says:

    @What did the lion say when it couldn’t get into a required class for the spring semester?

    “I’d like to see the registroAAAAARR”!

    1. Anonymous says:

      @Anonymous That’s supposed to be a pirate you dumb ****

      1. Do you mean to suggest says:

        @Do you mean to suggest that lions cannot also be pirates?

      2. Plus... says:

        @Plus... you know: Columbia lions, and all. It’s site-specific.

  • undecided sophomore says:

    @undecided sophomore shit

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous server is busy… bullshit

    1. I want says:

      @I want to throw my computer at the wall

  • Office Space says:

    @Office Space “Sorry, the database serving Web Registration is busy now. Please try again shortly. ”


  • This is says:

    @This is some bullshit

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous why offer extra registration periods if your servers can’t handle the horde

    1. bc columbia bureaucracy/administration says:

      @bc columbia bureaucracy/administration etc., etc.

      1. Anonymous says:

        @Anonymous Yeah. This is the sixth motherfuckin semester that I have been locked out of a previously open class due to the slow servers. Shit son.

        1. cc14 says:

          @cc14 and of course CUIT has NEVER addressed the problem, even though it comes up every freaking semester.

          Speaking of which, what should I major in?

          1. Anonymous says:

            @Anonymous STEM if you want a job.

          2. STEM says:

            @STEM Biochemistry FTW!

  • Also says:

    @Also I have become increasingly annoyed by the lack of openings in my desired CC section, and accordingly, I propose that y’all betta gtfo plzkthnx<333

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous Someone post the MusicHum instructors please.

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