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Questions about Housing? Reiew the Housing & COVID-19 FAQ

Throughout the pandemic, Columbia Residential has been working diligently to provide support to thousands of students, postdocs, faculty and staff who live in University housing. As we approach the start of the fall semester, we now prepare to welcome new residents to housing. To make sure you have access to all of the information you need to make incredibly important decisions about your future in University housing, we've compiled answers to the most frequently asked questions.

No matter your affiliation, please review the tabs below for important information about preparing for move-in, move-out, and evertything in between. As events continue to unfold, this FAQ will be updated with information about changes to policy or procedures.

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LiveChat, a new feature available on the Columbia Residential website and Housing Portal, allows users to chat live with a team member and receive quick answers to their questions. 

As you walk around the neighborhood, you may see new Building Energy Efficiency Rating signs.  These new signs are part of New York City’s new benchmarking laws, which require eligible buildings across the city to measure and report their energy and water consumption annually for transparency.

Apply now for the student or postdoc housing waitlist and move in by October 30!

Columbia Residential superintendents are now more knowledgeable about safety standards and preventing workplace hazards due to recent Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) training.