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Dear P&S Students,

In an effort to respond to your questions in a timely way and to catalog answers to frequently asked questions, we are using UserVoice to triage and respond to your inquiries.

We hope you will find this knowledge base to be a useful tool! Please feel free to submit suggestions for new articles, "like" existing ones, and share feedback.  


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Knowledge Base

  1. MD/MS 

    1. Are there funds to assist with the cost of poster printing and conference attendance?
    2. How much funding will I recieve?
  2. Student Affairs 

    1. Residency Application Update - Class of 2018
    2. Letters of Recommendation - Class of 2018
    3. Requesting Guest Access to the VEC
    4. Request for a Jury Duty Deferral Letter
    5. Letter of Good Standing (General)
  3. Fundamentals 

    1. How do I register for a course at another school at Columbia?
    2. I need to miss a required class, who do I inform?
    3. FCM II & FCM III: How do I get to my Tutorials site?
    4. FCM II: How do I get placed in a Narrative Medicine seminar?
    5. FCM III: Am I allowed to attend AA meetings that are not listed in the Google Doc?
  4. MCY 

    1. Primary Care Clerkship Site Descriptions
    2. Hospital Systems Access
    3. Primary Care Schedule
    4. Exam Accommodations in MCY
    5. Hospital Access
  5. Electives 

    1. Away Electives: I need a background check.
    2. Away Electives: I need a Letter of Good Standing for an away elective.
    3. Away Electives: The site I want has a different schedule than Columbia. How do I schedule my electives there AND here?
    4. Away Electives: I need to verification/an update of my Respirator Mask Fitting certificate.
    5. Away Electives: I want to set up a Self-Arranged Away elective.
  6. Scholarly Projects 

    1. What is the timeline for planning my Scholarly Project?
    2. When should I start my scholarly project?
    3. What must I complete before I start my Scholarly Project?
    4. I want to change my Scholarly Project track and/or mentor.
    5. I am having difficulty registering for a Scholarly Project month on OASIS.
  7. OASIS 

    1. MCY Lottery: I want to make a 1:1 grid swap
    2. MCY Lottery: How do I rank my course grids (groups)?
    3. I want to view my Student Performance Evaluations.
    4. I want to view/complete my Requirement Checklist in OASIS.
    5. I want to update my Academic History in OASIS.
  8. Visiting Students 

    1. Visiting Students: Do I have access to CROWN?
    2. Visiting Students: How do I apply for electives at CUMC/P&S?
    3. Visiting Students: Do you allow 2 or 3 week electives?
    4. Visiting Students: How are applications considered or processed?
    5. Visiting Students: I didn't get my top choice elective. Does that mean it was not available?
  9. All articles 

    1. What is the timeline for planning my Scholarly Project?
    2. MCY Lottery: I want to make a 1:1 grid swap
    3. Primary Care Clerkship Site Descriptions
    4. Away Electives: I need a background check.
    5. I want to print/view my grades or unofficial transcript
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