Attire for the weekend is casual or 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 Pier Sixty, The Lighthouse, and Del Posto. Black tie is not required.

 

 

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 leaves promptly at 6:30 p.m.

 

Complimentary shuttle service will be available from The Lighthouse, Pier Sixty, and Del Posto Ristorante 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.

 

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
www.acc-tutuconferencecenter.com

Reserve by March 15, 2011 for the rate of $259 per night.
Group code: Columbia Business School

 

Hudson Hotel
356 West 58th Street (at Ninth Avenue)
1-800-606-6090
www.hudsonhotel.com

Reserve by March 25, 2011 for the rate of $225 per night for standard; $229 per night for deluxe.
Group code: Columbia Business School

 
Marriott East Side
525 Lexington Avenue (at 49th Street)
212-755-4000
1-800-228-9290
www.nymarriotteastside.com
Reserve by March 25, 2011 for the rate of $209 per night.
Group code: M-4Q0QOB
  The Roosevelt Hotel
45 East 45th Street (at Madison Avenue)
866-530-9379
www.theroosevelthotel.com
Reserve by March 25, 2011 for the rate of $285 per night for superior; $279 per night for deluxe.
 
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.


 

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.


 

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 at 11th Street, Suite 204
212-260-6005
pinchsitters@yahoo.com

 

*Please contact at least one week in advance.


 

Need a place near campus to check your e-mail or meet a friend? Visit the Columbia Alumni Center.

 

Columbia Alumni Center
622 West 113th Street
(between Broadway and Riverside Drive)
212-851-7398
welcomecenter@columbia.edu
www.alumni.columbia.edu/welcomecenter

 
Hours  
Mon. - Thurs.: 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday: closed


 

We look forward to seeing you on campus for Reunion 2011 and would like to make your visit as enjoyable as possible. If you have any special needs, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at alumnievents@gsb.columbia.edu or 212-854-8815 and we will make every attempt to accommodate your request.

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