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OGPF advisors host student appointments in 606 Kent and also in the Center for Student Advising on the 4th Floor of Lerner Hall. Please see the individual advisor information below about their location for a particular day.

If you need to cancel your appointment, please do so through Google Calendar or email your advisor in advance so that your time slot can be made available to another student.


Contact Information

606 Kent Hall 
Mail Code 3948
Columbia University 
1140 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10027 USA
phone: 212-854-2559 
fax: 212-854-5164
ogp@columbia.edu


In the event of an emergency outside of normal business hours, please contact:

Columbia University Emergency 212-854-5555
Columbia University Public Safety 212-854-2797


Staff

Kavita Sharma
Acting Dean of the Office of Global Programs and Fellowships
Dean of the Center for Career Education
phone: 212-854-2559
ks2173@columbia.edu  

Columbia Programs

Fay Ju 
Associate Dean
phone: 212-854-6333 
fjj1@columbia.edu
Office hours by appointment. Please email to schedule.

Lindsey Schram
Senior Associate Director
phone: 212-854-5483
ls2553@columbia.edu
Advisor for the following  Columbia programs: Columbia in Paris (Academic Year/Semester),  Summer French Studies, Art Humanities & Music Humanities in Paris
Spring 2017: Appointments on Mondays from 10 am - 12 pm (Center for Student Advising, Lerner 4th Floor), Tuesdays from 1 pm - 3 pm (606 Kent), and Wednesdays from 2:20 pm - 5 pm (606 Kent). Some advising can be arranged by appointment. To sign up for an appointment please check Lindsey's Advising Calendar for availability. Please check your Google time zone when signing up for an appointment and make sure it's Eastern Standard Time (EST).

Robin Leephaibul
Associate Director
phone: 212-854-6680
rl2705@columbia.edu
Advisor for Columbia programs in: Beijing (semester/academic year, summer language & summer Business Chinese) Kyoto (semester/academic year & summer)
Spring 2017: Appointments on Mondays from 10am-12pm (606 Kent), Tuesdays from 1-3pm (606 Kent) and Wednesdays from 2-4:30pm (Center for Student Advising, Lerner 4th floor).
To sign up for an appointment, visit: Robin Leephaibul Advising Calendar. Please check your Google time zone when signing up for an appointment and make sure it's Eastern Standard Time (EST).

Meg Booth
Associate Director
phone: 212-854-4203
Email: mr2850@columbia.edu
Advisor for the following Columbia programs: Columbia Summer in Amman, Columbia Summer in Amman/Paris, Columbia in KenyaColumbia Summer in VeniceColumbia in Berlin, Columbia Summer in Latin American Cities: GSP Program
Spring 2017: Appointments on Tuesdays from 11 am - 1 pm (606 Kent), Thursdays from 2-4 pm (CSA 4th Floor), and Fridays from 1-3 pm (606 Kent). Please note that Appointments on Tuesday and Friday are held in OGP, 606 Kent.  Appointments on Thursdays are in the CSA, 4th Floor Lerner. 
Hours by appointment. To sign up for an appointment email Meg or click here: Meg Booth Advising Calendar. Please check your Google time zone when signing up for an appointment and make sure it's Eastern Standard Time (EST).

Jillian Burdziak
Program Coordinator
phone: 212-854-4120
jmb2336@columbia.edu
Advisor for Columbia programs in: LondonRio de Janeiro, and Rome/Hadrian's Villa
Spring 2017: Appointments on Mondays 2-4 p.m, Wednesdays 9-11 a.m., Fridays 11 a.m.- 1 p.m.  Please note that appointments on Monday are in the CSA, 4th Floor.  Appointments on Wednesday and Friday are held in OGP, 606 Kent Hall.  To sign up for an appointment, visit Jillian Burdziak Advising Calendar. Please check your time zone when signing up for an appointment and make sure it's Eastern Standard Time (EST).  

Maryann Borgognone 
Program Coordinator
phone: 212-854-2559 
mb2896@columbia.edu

Megan Friar
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 212-854-0491
mf3031@columbia.edu

Non-Columbia Programs and Fellowships

Scott Carpenter
Associate Dean
phone: 212-854-2559
sc2764@columbia.edu
Advisor for Fellowships and the Columbia College Oxbridge Scholars Program.
Regular appointment hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-4 pm. For an appointments outside of these times, email Dean Carpenter. Dean Carpenter hosts all appointments in 606 Kent Hall. 
To sign up for an a slot during regular appointment hours please visit: Dean Carpenter Advising Calendar. Please check your Google time zone when signing up for an appointment and make sure it's Eastern Standard Time (EST). 

Jill Burya | Associate Director 
Office of Global Programs & Fellowships | Columbia University 
606 Kent Hall, 1140 Amsterdam Ave, MC 3948
New York, NY 10027
www.ogp.columbia.edu | T 212 854 1130 | | jb3412@columbia.edu
Advisor for Columbia-Approved Semester & Non-Columbia Summer Study Abroad Programs in: Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, Multi-Country programs as well as language programs in Europe. 
To sign up for an appointment, visit: Jill Burya Advising Calendar.  Walk-in's on Tuesdays 3 - 4:30 pm (606 Kent Hall).  Appointments on Wednesdays 11:00 am - 1:00 pm (606 Kent Hall) and Thursdays 11:30 am - 2 pm (CSA - 4th Floor of Lerner Hall)Please check your Google time zone when signing up for an appointment and make sure it's Eastern Standard Time (EST). 
 
Laura Paine Schiff
Assistant Director
phone: 212-854-6624
lbp2123@columbia.edu 
Advisor for Columbia-Approved Semester & Non-Columbia Summer Study Abroad Programs in: Australia & New Zealand, United Kingdom and other English-speaking programs in Europe. 
Appointments on Tuesdays from 3- 5 pm and Thursdays 11 am - 2 pm. Walk ins on Wednesday from 11:00 am - 12:30 pm. Laura hosts all appointments and walk ins in 606 Kent. To sign up for an appointment click here: Laura Schiff Advising Calendar. Please check your time zone when signing up for an appointment and make sure it's Eastern Standard Time (EST).
For appointments outside of normal office and appointment hours, or during winter, spring and summer breaks please email Laura to schedule. 


Jodi Zaffino
Assistant Director for Fellowship Programs
Phone: 212-854-1161
jaz2124@columbia.edu
Advisor for Fellowships
Spring 2017: Appointments available on Mondays from 12pm-2pm (CSA, 4th floor Lerner), Tuesdays from 9-11 am (606 Kent), and Fridays for Open Office hours from 9-11am (606 Kent). Please note that Appointments on Tuesdays and Fridays are held in OGP, 606 Kent.  Appointments on Mondays are in the CSA, 4th Floor Lerner. To sign up for an appointment click here: Jodi Zaffino Appointment Calendar. Please check your Google time zone when signing up for an appointment and make sure it's Eastern Standard Time (EST).

Finance and Administration

Wendy Huo
Executive Director of Finance and Administration
Phone: 212-854-5061
whuo@columbia.edu

Jeffrey Cousino
Associate Director of Global Education Planning
Phone: 212-854-2172
jec2101@columbia.edu

Belinda Seed
Associate Director of Budget and Operations
Phone: 212-854-0441
bs2782@columbia.edu

Xin Wang
Assistant Director of Budget and Operations
Phone: 212-854-9824
xw2203@columbia.edu