How do I submit my official transcripts?

Admitted students who plan to enroll must submit official transcripts to Columbia Engineering. Certified and secure online official transcripts must be submitted directly to Columbia from your prior academic institution(s)’ Registrar Office to records@cvn.columbia.edu; among these must be a transcript indicating conferral of a Bachelor’s degree. The policy for submitting official transcripts is as follows:

1) All students who have attended a college or university in the United States must submit electronic transcripts directly from their school to records@cvn.columbia.edu, or as a hardcopy submission mailed directly to us by the Registrar of your university in a sealed envelope to:

Columbia University
Columbia Video Network
500 W. 120th Street
540 Mudd, MC 4719
New York, NY 10027

 2) All students attending Chinese institutions will be required to contact CHESICC to arrange submission of a “Verification Report of China Higher Education Student's Academic Transcript” AND a “Verification Report of China Higher Education Qualification Certificate” (for those earning a degree in China) to Columbia at records@cvn.columbia.edu.

 3) All other students who have attended an international university must submit an electronic transcript if their school offers secure online delivery to records@cvn.columbia.edu.

Applicants also have the option of ordering a Course-by-Course Evaluation and International Credential Advantage Package to be sent electronically to records@cvn.columbia.edu from World Education Services (WES).

Can I submit my official transcript in person?

No. We will not accept hand delivered transcript to our office, nor will we accept transcripts mailed by the student.

Will my transcripts be verified?

Yes, all information submitted during the application process will be verified prior to enrollment. All students must provide written consent to participate in a verification process of all academic, professional, and reference information provided during their application process.  All students must sign and date an authorization and release form to conduct the verification process. The link to do so will be provided once the student has formally accepted our offer of admission.    

What is the Verification Process?

Following admission to a Columbia Engineering graduate program, all students will participate in the Verification Process. During this process, all materials submitted by the student will be reviewed for authenticity. All students must provide written consent to participate in a verification process of all academic, professional, and reference information provided during their application process.  All students must sign and date an authorization and release form to conduct the verification process. The link to do so will be provided once the student has formally accepted our offer of admission.