Columbia | Physical Education & Recreation

at The Dodge Fitness Center

Registration Information

Registration Procedures:

  • Columbia College and SEAS students can register during their appointed registaion times online on SSOL.
  • General Studies students: Thursday, January 18th and Friday, January 19th  from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the Physical Education Office (336 Dodge Fitness Center, 854-3439). GS students must receive approval from the Director of Physical Education to register for the course, and are only enrolled as space is available. 
  • Barnard students: Thursday,  September  7th and Friday, September 8th  from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Physical Education Office (336 Dodge Fitness Center, 854-3439). Barnard students must receive approval from the Director of Physical Education to register for the course, and are only enrolled as space is available. 
  • Graduate  students: Are not elligible to register for PHED courses. However, they can participate in Intramurals, Club Sports, and Group Fitness. 


Intercollegiate Student-Athletes:

  • Students who are participating on an intercollegiate team should register on SSOL for the appropriate team section of Physical Education C1005—Intercollegiate Athletics.
  • Athletes who register correctly and participate on a team receive a Pass; those who drop off a team in mid-term and still want academic credit must notify the Physical Education Office and be placed in an activity to complete the attendance requirement. Otherwise, the student must officially drop Intercollegiate Athletics or he or she will receive W or UW for a grade. 

For further information regarding the Required Program, contact the Director of Physical Education, Jeff Ryder (jr3786@columbia.edu), 334 Dodge Fitness Center.