students in the lab

Whether or not you choose to major in chemistry, Columbia’s Department of Chemistry provides a host of opportunities for undergraduate students to participate in department life, from challenging coursework to The Chandler Society to its independent research program. The Department of Chemistry maintains a listserv to keep its undergraduate students apprised of events and seminars that are of special interest to them. If you are interested in signing up for this listserv, please contact Vesna Gasperov.


Who to contact

Dr. Karen Phillips
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Dr. Vesna Gasperov
Undergraduate Program Manager

Socorro (Socky) Lugo
Undergraduate Program Administrator

Joseph Ulichny
General Chemistry Course Coordinator

Anna Ghurbanyan
Organic Chemistry Course Coordinator


Course List for 2020-21

Below are the courses being offered for the 2020-2021 academic year, which will be divided between three semesters (Fall, Spring, Summer). Note that these courses are subject to change. More information and course descriptions are available by clicking on ‘Course Offerings’ below.