Fall Open House: Saturday, November 4, 2017

We put a creative twist on everything we touch. Open House is no exception. From the high-energy opening ceremony to faculty-led department tours, these events inform, entertain, and offer a glimpse into what life is like as a Columbia student. Come to our Fall Open House on November 4 and see if Columbia is the right place for you.

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What to Expect the Day of the Event

Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Parkway

Open House kicks off at the Auditorium Theatre with a welcome session, which features remarks from the president of Columbia and performances from students and faculty members. After the welcome session, you're free to plan your own day. Information sessions and departmental visits take place on a rolling basis until 3 p.m.

Directions and Accommodations

Parking: There are many parking lots in the South Loop—several located on Wabash Avenue, very close to the Auditorium Theatre. Come early to get a good spot. Parking in the area can range from $10 to $25+, and weekend rates may vary. We do not recommend parking on the street.