Dear Students,

Welcome to Columbia Video Network! Please complete the steps outlined below to get started with us.

Step 1: Know your advisor (Degree students only). Be sure to reach out to your advisor before you get started with questions regarding course selection. Check in with your advisor regularly on your coursework progress: https://cvn.columbia.edu/content/advisors.

Step 2: Course selection. Take a look at the course list and electives list for your degree or certification program, located under the “Fields of Study” menu on our website: https://cvn.columbia.edu/. Check the upcoming semester course listing by selecting “Resources” menu on our website, to see what is being offered in the upcoming semester. To make changes to your course selection, email registration@cvn.columbia.edu.

Step 3: Activate UNI. It will take a few days for your UNI to be generated in our system, be sure to activate your UNI as soon as possible after it is generated. You will not have access to your email or online courses until the UNI is activated. Look up and activate your University ID (UNI): http://cuit.columbia.edu/cuit/manage-my-uni. 

Step 4: Access email. Log in to your Columbia University email, using your UNI: http://www.columbia.edu/. Select “Email” tab at the top right menu. Choose “Lionmail” to log into your email.
It is important that you check your Columbia email on a regular basis for updates from your instructor, TA and from the CVN team. Please use your Columbia email for all University-related communications. Do not use your personal email address.

Step 5: Register for courses. Please contact the CVN Office via telephone at (212) 854-6447 or email at registration@cvn.columbia.edu to register for the upcoming semester.

Step 6: Accessing online courses. Log in to our Learning Management System (Canvas), using your UNI, to get access to your registered courses: courseworks2.columbia.edu.

Step 7: Canvas Tutorial. Review the Student Guide to Canvas:  https://courseworks2.columbia.edu/courses/643

Step 8: Exam Proctoring. Review the Exam Proctoring Guide: https://courseworks2.columbia.edu/courses/921

Step 9: Request an ID card. If you would like a Student ID, please upload your photo and ID release to the ID Center through the following link: http://ssc.columbia.edu/new-student-id-cards-submit-your-photo-online.
Email the ID Office idcard@columbia.edu to let them know you give CVN permission to pick up your ID on your behalf. Finally, email info@cvn.columbia.edu your shipping address. Our staff will pick up your ID and will mail it to you. Requests must be made by January 31st.

Step 10: Important Dates and Deadlines. Become familiar with semester dates and deadlines by visiting the Academic Calendar, located under the “Resources” menu on our website: https://cvn.columbia.edu/.

 


WAYS TO CONTACT CVN

support@cvn.columbia.edu - Logistics and technical questions regarding your online courses, questions about video lectures and proctoring.

registration@cvn.columbia.edu - Registration.

records@cvn.columbia.edu - Records.

accounting@cvn.columbia.edu - Billing.

 

CVN Office phone: (212) 854 - 6447