Attire
Casual or business casual attire is recommended for daytime events throughout the weekend.

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 Pier Sixty and Chelsea Brewing Company.

Black tie is not required.

Weekend Transportation
Friday, April 23

If you are attending the Friday sessions, complimentary shuttle service will be available from the campus gate at 116th Street and Amsterdam Avenue to the All-Class Welcome Reception at Cipriani 42nd Street. Shuttle will leave promptly at 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 24

Complimentary shuttle service will be available from the Chelsea Brewing Company and Pier Sixty to Times Square (where you can pick up the 1, 2, 3, 7, N, Q, R, W and S trains) between 10:00 p.m. and midnight. Taxi service will also be available.

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

HUDSON HOTEL
356 West 58th Street
(800) 606-6090
www.hudsonhotel.com

Reserve by March 5, 2010 for the rate of $199 per night standard $229 per night for deluxe.

  MARRIOTT EAST SIDE
525 Lexington Avenue at 49th Street
(212) 755-4000
(800) 228-9290
www.nymarriotteastside.com
Reserve by March 26, 2010 for $179 per night.
Group code: COBCOBA
 
THE COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY CLUB
OF NEW YORK

15 West 43rd Street
(212) 596-1200
www.columbiaclub.org
Reserve by April 11, 2010, $270 per night.
  THE GRAND HYATT
109 West 42nd Street
(212) 883-1234
(800) 233-1234
www.grandnewyork.hyatt.com
Reserve by March 26, 2010, rate $285 per night.
 
MILLENNIUM BROADWAY HOTEL NEW YORK 145 West 44th Street
(212) 768-4400
www.millenniumhotels.com/millenniumnewyork
Reserve by April 2, 2010 for $209 per night.
   
 
Below are suggestions of hotels on the west side of Manhattan.
 
BELVEDERE HOTEL
319 West 48th Street
(212) 245-7000
www.belvederehotelnyc.com
  FLATOTEL*
135 West 52nd Street
(212) 887-9400
www.flatotel.com 
 
HOTEL BEACON
2130 Broadway at 75th Street
(212) 787-1100
www.beaconhotel.com
  HOTEL BELLECLAIRE
250 West 77th Street
(212) 362-7700
www.hotelbelleclaire.com
 
THE LUCERNE
201 West 79th Street
(212) 875-1000
www.thelucernehotel.com
  MARRIOTT MARQUIS
1535 Broadway at 46th Street
(212) 398-1900
www.nymarriottmarquis.com
 
ON THE AVENUE*
2178 Broadway at 77th Street
(212) 362-1100
www.ontheave-nyc.com
  THE EXCELSIOR HOTEL
45 West 81st Street
(212) 362-9200
www.excelsiorhotelny.com
 
*Ask for the Columbia University rate when making your reservation.

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 & Amsterdam Avenue)
(212) 222-8800
Open from 7 a.m. to 2 a.m.

 

E&B Operating Group
143 West 108th Street
(between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues)
(212) 865-8315
Open 24 hours.

 

GGMC Parking
512 West 112th Street
(between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue)
(212) 865-1754
Open from 6 a.m. to 1 a.m.

 

Pro Park America
1090 West 114th Street
(between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue)
(212) 523-1051
Open 24 hours.

 

Claremont Parking Corporation
480 Riverside Drive at 120th Street
(between Claremont Avenue and Riverside Drive)
(212) 870-6736
Open from 6 a.m. to midnight.

 

University Garage
532 West 122nd Street
(between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue)
(212) 961-1075
Open 24 hours.


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)
(212) 682-0227
babysittersguild@cs.com
www.babysittersguild.com

 

Pinch Sitters Agency
799 Broadway, Suite 204
(212) 260-6005
pinchsitters@yahoo.com

 
Care.com
Care.com is offering a 10% discount to Columbia Business School alumni. Care.com is a trusted place to find childcare services. There are thousands of caregivers available all over the U.S. for those in need of a babysitter, nanny, or even tutor. Enter the promo code CARE10 to receive this discount.
 

*Please contact at least one week in advance.

   

Special Requests

We look forward to seeing you on campus for Reunion 2010 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 alumnievents@gsb.columbia.edu and we will make every attempt to accommodate your request.