Travel Arrangements

 

 

Attire
 

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.

 

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.
 

Desmond Tutu Center
180 Tenth Avenue at 21st Street
646-717-9717 or 212-929-3888 (Ext. # 576)
reservations@tutucenter.org
www.acc-tutuconferencecenter.com
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
www.nymarriotteastside.com
Reserve by March 23, 2012 for the rate of $209 per night.
Group code: M–DLZS8W

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

 

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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)
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.

 

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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 welcomecenter@columbia.edu, or visit www.alumni.columbia.edu/welcomecenter.

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

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

Closed

 

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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 alumnievents@gsb.columbia.edu and we will make every attempt to accommodate your request.

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