Columbia | Physical Education & Recreation

at The Dodge Fitness Center

Registration Information

Registration Procedures:

  • Columbia College and SEAS students can register during their appointed registration times online on SSOL.
  • General Studies students: GS students must receive approval from both the instructor and the Director of Physical Education to register for the course, and are only enrolled as space is available. GS students may attend the first two class meetings to determine if there is space available. 
  • Barnard students: Barnard students must receive approval from both the instructor and the Director of Physical Education to register for the course, and are only enrolled as space is available. Barnard students may attend the first two class meetings to determine if there is space available. 
  • Graduate  students: Not eligible to register for PHED courses. However, Graduate students 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 receive W or UW for a grade. 

For further information regarding the Required Program, contact the Director of Physical Education, Jeff Ryder, or visit 336 Dodge Fitness Center.