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  • Frequently Asked Questions | Columbia University in the City of New York
    is 2 50 per trip with various options for weekly and monthly Metrocards How do I arrange a visit to Columbia See Visiting Columbia What services does Columbia offer physically and learning disabled students Columbia offers a wide variety of assistance for physically and learning disabled students For more detailed information visit the Office of Disability Services Visitors with disabilities may request an accessible tour of the Morningside Campus from the Visitor s Center 213 Low Library Do I need a visitors pass to enter the library and buildings on campus A current Columbia I D is required to enter all buildings except Low Library unless accompanied by a University tour guide For more information on visiting the libraries on campus call 212 8547309 Are there guided tours on weekends The Visitors Center is open Monday through Friday from 9 00 a m to 5 00 p m On weekends groups of fewer than ten people are free to tour the Morningside campus on their own using the self guided tour however a current Columbia I D is required to enter all buildings except Low Library You are welcome to explore any of the outdoor green space on campus A virtual tour and podcast are available online Where do tours meet The tour which will take at least forty five minutes meets in the Visitors Center of Low Memorial Library Low a large domed building located in the middle of the campus can be accessed from our main gates at 116th Street and Broadway A member of your group should come to the Visitors Center room 213 of Low Library to let us know when you arrive Is lunch included in the tour Lunch is not included in the tour There are five indoor public eating spaces on campus located in Lerner Hall Uris Dodge Hall Engineering and Brad s café Reservations are not required seating is limited Visitors may purchase or bring lunch To arrange a pre set lunch for your group please contact Adebayo Otiti at ao2390 columbia edu Please note that all the expenses incurred during your visit will be borne by your group leaders Is luggage storage available Luggage storage is not available Are there additional activities my group can schedule Right here on campus the Miriam Ira D Wallach Art Gallery is open Wednesday through Saturday from 1 p m to 5 p m Admission is free Columbia University Athletics offers an exciting live sports experience for Football Men and Women s Basketball for your group Meet Roar ee the Lion participate in special promotions and more Contact Daniel Spiegel at 212 854 8327 or email das2145 columbia edu for information What teaching tools are available before or after my visit Use Columbia News for your current events lesson Columbia University and Teachers College initiative titled MAAP com short for Mapping the African American Past Utilizing software from Google Maps this interactive Web site chronicles New York s black history such as the African Burial

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  • Directions & Parking | Columbia University in the City of New York
    The Columbia stop for the buses and the subway is 116th Street The M60 bus is a direct link between campus and LaGuardia Airport Do not use the Nos 2 and 3 express subway trains which follow a different route and do not stop at Columbia University If you take the No 2 or 3 transfer at 96th Street to the No 1 local train Maps of bus and subway routes are available on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority website By Air For visitors coming into La Guardia John F Kennedy or Newark airports taxi service is available to the campus about 25 from LaGuardia from Kennedy a flat rate of 45 plus tolls and there is bus service to Grand Central Station and the Port Authority Bus Terminal Bus service directly from LaGuardia airport to Columbia the M60 city bus is also available By Inter Campus Shuttle Bus A free shuttle bus connects the Morningside Heights campus with its Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory and Columbia University Medical Center campuses and affiliate Harlem Hospital Shuttle service schedules and news can be found on the Transportation Services website Top Parking in Morningside Heights You may park on the streets around campus or use the local parking garages The garages below are listed from south to north PAO Parking 214 West 95th Street between Broadway Amsterdam Avenue West Side Parking 234 West 108th Street between Broadway Amsterdam Avenue 212 222 8800 Open from 7 a m to 2 a m E B Operating Group 143 West 108th Street between Columbus Amsterdam Avenue 212 865 8315 Open 24 hours GGMC Parking 512 West 112th Street between Broadway Amsterdam Avenue 212 865 1754 Open from 6 a m to midnight Pro Park America 1090 West 114th Street between Broadway Amsterdam Avenue 212 523 1051 Open from 6 a m to midnight Claremont Parking Corp Riverside Church 120th Street between Claremont Avenue Riverside Drive 212 870 6736 Open from 6 a m to midnight GMC Garage 532 West 122nd Street between Broadway Amsterdam Avenue 212 961 1075 Open from 6 a m to midnight More Than Parking MTP 631 635 West 131st Street between Broadway 12th Avenue 212 368 2579 Open from 6 a m to midnight Top Directions to Columbia University Medical Center The Center is located at West 168 th Street and Broadway immediately southeast of the George Washington Bridge in the Heights Inwood section of northern Manhattan Columbia University Medical Center is located at West 168th Street and Broadway By Public Transportation Subway Take the 1 A C trains to the 168th Street station From midtown Manhattan the A train provides express service Bus A number of city buses serve the medical center M 2 3 4 5 and 100 For additional bus and subway information call the Transit Authority at 718 330 1234 By Car The fastest and most convenient way to reach the medical center by automobile is to follow directions to the George Washington Bridge Then exit onto Riverside Drive

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  • Morningside Heights Campus | Columbia University in the City of New York
    School of Arts and Sciences which offers M A and Ph D degrees in more than 26 disciplines and in 28 interdepartmental and interschool programs About History Administration Statistics Facts Visiting Admissions Schools Departments Financial Aid Areas of Study Academics Schools Departments Centers Areas of Study Research News Resources Centers Libraries Locations Catalogs E Resources Request It Ask a Librarian Services Medical Center Research Education Patient Care Newsroom Giving Impact

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  • Columbia University | Office of the University Chaplain
    s Chapel Baccalaureate Weddings Space Reservations Online Scheduling Music at St Paul s Music at St Paul s University Organist Columbia University Office of the University Chaplain We have a new website address ouc columbia edu If you are not redirected automatically in 10 seconds please follow the link to our new website Office of the University Chaplain The Office of the University Chaplain ministers to the individual faiths of Columbia University s diverse community of scholars students and staff from many different faith traditions while promoting interfaith and intercultural understanding Toward this goal the Office of the University Chaplain creates and sponsors programs concerning justice faith and spirituality As Director of the Earl Hall Center the University Chaplain oversees the work of the Office of the University Chaplain United Campus Ministries and Community Impact In addition the University Chaplain is available for confidential pastoral counseling to individuals couples and families in the Columbia University community Jewelnel Davis has served as the University Chaplain since 1996 Meet the Chaplain and OUC Staff Community Impact Founded in 1987 Community Impact is a non profit organization that provides food clothing shelter education job training and fellowship for residents in the surrounding Harlem

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  • Admissions Overview International Students
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  • Visiting Columbia | Columbia University in the City of New York
    Hall Fayerweather is one of the buildings that complete a small quadrangle on the northeast end of the campus It is home to the History and Sociology departments Along with traditional areas of study the history department offers joint programs with the law school the School of International and Public affairs as well as the medical school and the School of Public Health Sociology also maintains active teaching and research ties with various schools departments and institutes at Columbia Jerome Greene Hall Jerome Greene Hall Jerome Greene Hall the main building within the Law School complex has been home to the School of Law since 1960 The School which was founded in 1858 is one of the oldest in the United States Its graduates include U S presidents Supreme Court justices senators governors and other high ranking government officials leading human rights advocates legal scholars entrepreneurs and other corporate leaders It is home to many of America s most distinguished legal academics and the site of one of the finest law libraries in the world Max Abramovitz and Wallace Harrison designed the building Among his many buildings Harrison is perhaps most widely known for leading an international team of architects that designed the United Nations headquarters Casa Italiana Casa Italiana Casa Italiana one of three New York City landmarks on campus is home to the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America It is one of many buildings on campus designed by the renowned architectural firm of McKim Meade and White It was restored in 1993 based on the designs of Italian architect Italo Rota of Paris and Milan and Samuel E White of Buttrick White Burtis of New York Founded in 1991 on the basis of an agreement between the Republic of Italy and Columbia University the Academy promotes advanced research in all areas relating to Italian history and society In addition it seeks to establish a high level of academic and cultural exchange between Italy and the US International Affairs Building International Affairs Building The International Affairs Building houses Columbia s School of International and Public Affairs SIPA Founded in 1946 SIPA offers interdisciplinary masters degree programs in international affairs and in public policy and administration Several certificate programs are also offered The building houses seven regional institutes including the Weatherhead East Asian Institute the Harriman Institute for the study of Russia and the former Soviet republics as well as centers devoted to the study of Human Rights the United Nations and Urban Research and Policy The Economics and Political Science departments and the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy are also located here as is the Lehman Library for the Social Sciences Schermerhorn Hall Schermerhorn Hall Construction on Schermerhorn began in 1896 An inscription above the entrance reads For the advancement of natural science Speak to the earth and it shall teach thee The centers and departments located in this building include African American Studies Anthropology Art History and Archaeology Geology Psychology Women s Studies the Miriam Ira D Wallach Fine Arts Center and the Center for Environmental Research and Conservation Franz Boas founded the nation s first department of anthropology here in 1899 Graduates from this program include pioneering cultural anthropologists Ruth Benedict and Margaret Mead Schermerhorn is well known in science circles as the site of Thomas Hunt Morgan s drosophila experiment which laid the foundation for modern genetics and helped him earn the Nobel Prize in 1933 Uris Hall Uris Hall Uris Hall serves as the main building for Columbia Business School which offers MBA Executive MBA and PhD programs as well as short term non degree courses for executives The school s location in the business and financial capital of the world and its relationships with global business and academic leaders make it one of the premier schools for graduate business education The school also shares a new building on Amsterdam Avenue with the School of Law Schapiro Center Schapiro Center The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science occupies a cluster of buildings on the north end of the campus the Schapiro Center for Engineering and Physical Science Research pictured shared with the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences the Seeley Wintersmith Mudd building which is home to the Botwinick Gateway Laboratories a state of the art facility for computer aided design the Computer Science Building and Engineering Terrace The School offers bachelors masters and doctoral degrees in applied physics and applied mathematics biomedical engineering chemical engineering civil engineering and engineering mechanics computer science earth and environmental engineering electrical engineering industrial engineering and operations research and mechanical engineering Pupin Hall Pupin Hall Pupin Hall is home to the Physics and Astronomy departments The building is named after Michael I Pupin a graduate of Columbia College and a professor at the University for more than 30 years Pupin was an active inventor and patented many of his ground breaking inventions including a method of rapid X ray photography secondary X ray radiation telecommunications technology and sonar related technology During his lifetime he received 34 patents His autobiography From Immigrant to Inventor won a Pulitzer Prize in 1924 Havemeyer Hall Havemeyer Hall Havemeyer Hall is devoted to the application and study of Chemistry with a strong emphasis on research Pioneering research conducted here led to the discovery of deuterium for which Harold Clayton Urey received the Nobel Prize in 1934 Six others who did research here subsequently received the Nobel Prize including Irving Langmuir the first industrial chemist to be so honored in 1932 Room 309 the grand lecture hall in the center of Havemeyer remains the signature architectural feature of Charles Follen McKim s original design It has been prominently featured in over a dozen films Mathematics Hall Mathematics Hall As the name suggests this building houses the Mathematics Department This former home of the Engineering School once featured a full sized steam locomotive inside The area around Mathematics Hall is known as the site of the Battle of Harlem

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  • Department of Art History and Archaeology - Columbia University
    Gardens Château de Versailles Versailles France Todaiji Monastery Nara Japan Exterior Great Buddha Hall Photo by Caleb Smith Braine France Saint Yved et Notre Dame Exterior south transept Photo by Stephen Murray from mappinggothicfrance org Giovanni di Paolo The Creation of the World and the Expulsion from Paradise 1445 The Metropolitan Museum of Art Mayapan Urban Core with Round Temple Temple of Niches Castle of Kukulcan Crematorium ca 1260 1440 Mayapan Mexico The Great Mosque of Mopti Exterior southeast façade Photo by James Conlon Parthenon Southern Metope 27 447 440 BCE Athens Greece The British Museum Photo by Ioannis Mylonopoulos Jantar Mantar early 18th century New Delhi India Photo by Caleb Smith Edward Steichen The Pond Moonrise 1904 The Metropolitan Museum of Art Arthur Wolff Biophon Theater 1913 Berlin Germany Temple of Poseidon 5th century BCE Cape Sounion Greece Sculpture detail 5th 6th century BCE Persepolis Takht e Jamshid Iran Mellink Archive Bryn Mawr College Zhang Shiqing s tomb East wall in rear chamber Liao Dynasty 1093 1117 Xuanhua Xian China Ishtar Gate Babylon Processional Way detail of guardian lions on left side ca 575 BCE Pergamon Museum Berlin Payag Portrait of Islam Khan Mashhadi detail 17th century The Metropolitan Museum of Art Giotto di Bondone The Epiphany detail ca 1320 Metropolitan Museum of Art Archangel Michael Capella Palatina Dome detail ca 1150 Palermo Italy Photo by Holger A Klein Maritime Theater Hadrian s Villa 118 125 CE Tivoli Italy Robert Rauschenberg Persimmon detail 1964 Robert Rauschenberg Rebus detail 1955 The Museum of Modern Art László Moholy Nagy Yellow Circle detail 1921 The Museum of Modern Art Man Ray Marquise Casati detail 1922 Philadelphia Museum of Art Edo Court of Benin Pendant Mask Iyoba 16th century The Metropolitan Museum of Art Andy Warhol Empire still from film 1964 Pierre Louis

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