Contact Columbia Central

Call us

Our consultation line is 312-369-7140, available Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Chat with us

Our live chat is available Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m and Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. If chat is unavailable send an email to Please include your name and MyColumbia ID number. 

Visit us in person

Columbia Central is available to provide limited walk-in services from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday–Friday. Due to social distancing requirements, we ask that students bring no more than 1 visitor with them to the office. Wait times for in-person services may be longer than usual. We recommend that you utilize the Consultation Line, chat, or email for prompt service.

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