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, the Chelsea Brewing Company, and Del Posto Ristorante. Black tie is not required.
Friday, April 19, 2013
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. Shuttle service schedule will be available in January.
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Complimentary shuttle service will be available from Chelsea Piers and Del Posto Ristorante between 10:00 p.m. and midnight to stops along 23rd Street (at Eighth, Seventh and Sixth Avenues) and to Penn Station. Taxi service is not guaranteed.
A small block of rooms will be secured at area hotels. Ask for the Columbia Business School discounted rate when making your reservation. Information on these hotels will be available in late January. A list of these hotels is currently in formation and will be complete in late January. More options are being added regularly so check back soon.
2296 Fredrick Douglass Blvd (at 124th Street)
1-212-749-4000, then dial '0'
Reserve by March 19, 2013 for the rate of $189 per night.
Marriott East Side
525 Lexington Avenue at 49th Street
1-800-228-9290, Reference # M-QXSV9E
Reserve by March 29, 2013 for the rate of $219 per night.
2130 Broadway at 75th Street
212-787-1100 ext. 2
Reserve by March 11, 2013 for the rate of $305 per night.
For more hotel selections, including several that offer discounted Columbia University rates, please visit the Columbia University local hotels webpage.
Remember to ask for the Columbia University rate when making your reservation.
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 Avenues)
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
512 West 112th Street (between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenues)
Open from 6 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Pro Park America
1090 West 114th Street (between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenues)
Open 24 hours
Claremont Parking Corporation
480 Riverside Drive at 120th Street (between Claremont Avenue and
Open from 6 a.m. to midnight
532 West 122nd Street (between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenues)
Open 24 hours
Below is a list of babysitting services in the area.
The Baby Sitters’ Guild (please contact at least one week in advance)
60 East 42nd Street, Suite #912 (between Madison and Park Avenues)
Pinch Sitters Agency
799 Broadway, Suite 204
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 or visit www.alumni.columbia.edu/welcomecenter.
Columbia Alumni Center
622 West 113th Street (between Broadway and Riverside Drive)
Hours: Monday–Thursday: 8:30 a.m.–7 p.m; Friday: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m;
Saturday: 10 a.m.–4 p.m; Sunday: closed.
We look forward to seeing you on campus for Reunion 2013 and would like to make your visit as enjoyable as possible. If you have any special needs or dietary restrictions, please contact Alumni Relations at 212-854-8815 or firstname.lastname@example.org and we will make every attempt to accommodate your request.