Welcome to CS@CU

Congratulations on your decision to join CS@CU. We have created this website to help you prepare for your arrival.

Department Orientation Information

Date: January 9, 2015 
Time: 2:00PM
Location: Computer Science Department (Conference Room) 

Access to CS Area 

We are working on granting new students 24/7 access to the department lab and lounge. If you need to use these spaces before access is granted, please visit 450 CSB and a staff member will let you in during the hours of 9AM to 5PM.


MICE is a web-based database system for departmental records of various sorts. Your MICE account has been created, so you should have received an email from the MICE system. To access MICE off campus, please follow instructions (Go to HOWTO --> Proxy Connection to Columbia Network MICE).

Please check our MICE User Manual for instructions.

Student Services Online

Student Services Online is also known as SSOL. You will use SSOL to register for classes, request transcript, and view your billing information. Please note that you can only register for classes through SSOL, not through MICE.

Advisor Information

Each track has an advisor or advisors. Upon selecting a track, you will be assigned to an advisor in MICE.

Masters Program Requirements

It is important for you to read through the program requirements. Please visit our FAQ page for the policies and requirements. 

Importing courses taken at your previous institution

You will see instructions in the MICE User Manual, but please do not take actions yet. You will receive a separate email regarding this.

Applying for a TA position

Please visit the TA website for updated information.

Other Contacts

The CS department does not handle the following services directly. If you have any inquiries and concerns, please contact the following services directly:

Student Financial Services for billing questions.

Housing Facilities for on-campus and off-campus housing and residency.

International Scholars and Students Office for I-20 and Visa issues.

American Language Program about English language exams and courses.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact or .


Last updated on December 30, 2014