Travel Arrangements




Attire for the weekend is business casual during the daytime programs.

Cocktail attire is suggested for the All-Class Welcome Reception on Friday evening at Cipriani 42nd Street and for the class dinners on Saturday evening at Chelsea Piers and Del Posto Ristorante. Black tie is not required.


Weekend Transportation

Friday, April 20

Complimentary shuttle service will be available following the Manhattanville Campus Update presentation from the campus gate at 116th Street and Amsterdam Avenue to the All-Class Welcome Reception at Cipriani 42nd Street. The shuttle will leave promptly at 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 21

Complimentary shuttle service will be available from Chelsea Piers and Del Posto Ristorante to Times Square (where you can pick up the 1, 2, 3, 7, N, Q, R, and S trains) between 10 p.m. and midnight. Taxi service is not guaranteed.


A small block of rooms is being held at the following locations. Ask for the Columbia Business School discounted rate when making your reservation.

Desmond Tutu Center
180 Tenth Avenue at 21st Street
646-717-9717 or 212-929-3888 (Ext. # 576)
Reserve by March 20, 2012 for the rate of $199 per night.
Group code: Columbia Business School Alumni Room Block


Marriott East Side
525 Lexington Avenue at 49th Street
212-755-4000 or 1-800-228-9290
Reserve by March 23, 2012 for the rate of $209 per night.
Group code: M–DLZS8W

Hudson Hotel
356 West 58th Street
Request the Columbia University Rate

For more hotel selections, including several that offer Columbia University rates, please visit the Columbia University local hotels webpage. Ask for the Columbia University rate when making your reservation.


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Campus-area Parking

Parking is available on the streets surrounding campus or use the suggested local parking garages below.


West Side Parking
234 West 108th Street
(between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue)
Open from 7 a.m. to 2 a.m.


E&B Operating Group
143 West 108th Street
(between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues)
Open 24 hours


GGMC Parking
512 West 112th Street
(between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue)
Open from 6 a.m. to 1 a.m.


Pro Park America
1090 West 114th Street
(between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue)
Open 24 hours


Claremont Parking Corporation
480 Riverside Drive at 120th Street
(between Claremont Avenue and Riverside Drive)
Open from 6 a.m. to midnight


University Garage
532 West 122nd Street
(between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue)
Open 24 hours


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Child Care Services

Below is a list of babysitting services in the area.


The Baby Sitters’ Guild*
60 East 42nd Street, Suite #912
(between Madison and Park Avenues)


Pinch Sitters Agency
799 Broadway at 11th Street, Suite 204


*Please contact at least one week in advance.


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Columbia Alumni Center

Need a place near campus to check your e-mail or meet a friend? Visit the Columbia Alumni Center, where there are couches, computers, and a library of University periodicals.

For more information, call 212-851-7398, e-mail, or visit

Address: 622 West 113th Street (between Broadway and Riverside Drive)

Mon. - Thurs.: 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.



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Special Requests

We look forward to seeing you on campus for Reunion 2012 and would like to make your visit as enjoyable as possible. If you have any special needs or dietary restrictions, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 212-854-8815 or and we will make every attempt to accommodate your request.

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