Advising during the first two years of the Dual BA Program is provided through Sciences Po's Centre for the Americas as well as on each regional campus. For more information, see the appropriate regional campus website:
While attending Sciences Po, students in the Dual BA Program will have regular contact with their Columbia University academic advisor. Students are encouraged to schedule virtual appointments via Zoom twice per semester to keep their advisor informed about their academic performance and long-term academic plans.
After arriving on campus for the second phase of the Dual BA program, students will continue working with the same advisor though the GS Office of the Dean of Students of the School of General Studies. Advisors serve as students' primary administrative link to GS throughout the tenure of the Dual BA Program, providing guidance on University as well as GS-specific policies and procedures.
Upon declaring a major at Columbia, students are assigned advisors within their major department who assume responsibility for advising students about courses and requirements for the major. Major advisors in departments are also available to students completing concentrations in that discipline or program. Each academic department and program at Columbia has a designated Director of Undergraduate Studies (DUS), who is available for consultation about majors, concentrations, and their requirements.