ARC (Accounting and Reporting at Columbia)

The University's new financial system, ARC - Accounting and Reporting at Columbia - is live and available to all users.


How to Access ARC:

Go to the ARC Portal located on the My Columbia site.


ARC Help, Tools and Support:

Go to the ARC Toolkit where you will find resources, help and support, including training information, job aids and tools to assist with the transition to the new Chart of Accounts and department structure.


The Finance Service Center is available by phone 212-854-2122 Monday-Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm to answer inquiries regarding:  Accounts Payable; Purchasing; Vendor Management; P-Card; General Ledger; Account Set-Up; Budget; System Access; ARC Training. 

To contact us via the web with your questions or issues, please use the self-service web form.


Note: Only users who completed training and passed all applicable Knowledge Assessments and/or Training Acknowledgements by the communicated deadlines will be able to access ARC at go-live.