CA/T Community Classes

The Columbia University School of the Arts Writing Program offers free non-credit writing courses to all current Columbia and Barnard students, staff, affiliates and all School of the Arts alumni. 


These courses are taught by current MFA Writing students in the graduate Writing Program, and are aimed at exploring the genres of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry while offering critical feedback on student work.  





The CA/T Community Classes Program is pleased to offer our Fall 2019 courses. 

Classes will begin on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 and will run through Friday, December 6, 2019


You can download the Fall 2019 CCC Course Packet here.


Registration Periods


The priority deadline to register for Fall CCC classes is: Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 11:59 pm.



How to Register


Submit your course preferences online.



Late Registration

If you are interested in signing up for a class, but have missed the priority deadline, send an email directly to




If you have a question about a specific class, you may email the instructor directly. All and any other questions may be directed to the CCC program coordinator Yoshiko Iwai at