Summer Classes, Programs, and Campus Services

As the online summer session continues, the Columbia community should be aware of the following operational updates:


  • All classes, programs, and activities scheduled for this summer will be held online.
  • The move to mandatory pass/fail for the spring will end and regular grading will resume.
  • Undergraduate research is suspended until further notice.


All summer camp sessions scheduled to take place on campus or at Baker Athletics Complex have been cancelled.

Campus Services

Dining operations will pause for summer starting May 16.

Columbia Health will operate Medical Services Monday – Thursday, 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM and Friday, 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM for in-person and telemedicine appointments. Counseling and Psychological Services will be available virtually Monday – Thursday, 8:30 AM to 7:00 PM and Fridays 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. All other Columbia Health units will provide service Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm virtually.

Housing: Spring term check-out is May 16, or May 21 for graduating seniors. There will be no summer housing. The Hartley Hospitality Desk will continue to operate, schedule to be determined.

Human Resources and benefits service centers continue to operate virtually and are available during normal business hours. In-person meetings will be accommodated via phone or web conference.

Lerner Hall will remain closed this summer.

Six Libraries will open study spaces for students by reservation at the start of the Fall Term of 2020. Special collections will open to affiliates by appointment in September. Book pick-up and scan-and-deliver scanning services are also available.

Mail continues to operate for administrative and student mail with amended hours.

Print continues to operate virtually; walk-in service is suspended.

Transportation will transition to a summer schedule for the intercampus shuttle. There is currently no service to the Lamont campus. Schedule updates will be posted when finalized.


In-person events are cancelled on all campuses until further notice. Search the University Events Calendar to find online events.