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Student Development and Activities
Teachers College, Columbia University
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Student Development and Activities

Office of Student Affairs


1. Intercampus Shuttle
a. Shuttle runs from Monday-Friday in the Morningside Heights area. Please check the shuttle schedule to see when the shuttle will be arriving.

2. NJ Transit Discount Program

Columbia University has partnered with NJ TRANSIT to offer full-time undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to purchase a bus, rail, or light rail monthly pass at 25% off the regular monthly pass price. Enroll through NJ TRANSIT's Quik-Tik program to take advantage of this offer!


3. Teachers College Public Safety

The Office of Public Safety enforces laws, rules and regulations on campus; controls access to the campus; deters and investigates crime (in cooperation with the New York City Police Department); maintains a Lost and Found; supervises special events; and provides general information for visitors and members of the College community. The Office provides community education in crime prevention, personal safety, and fire safety.  The Office manages a technically advanced system of electronic access control, closed circuit television cameras, and emergency alarm systems.  Members of the Office of Public Safety provide emergency medical assistance, and emergency response to incidents occurring on College property. More information here.


4. Public Transportation in New York City

Here are links listed to several of the major transportation providers in the NYC metropolitan area. Use these links to access the web site of your service provider.

▪   Metropolitan Transit Administration (MTA) New York City Bus and subway

▪   Long Island Rail Road Rail service into Long Island, including Nassau and Suffolk Counties.

▪    NJ Transit. Bus and Rail service into New Jersey

▪    Path Trains. Rail service from Penn Station to Jersey City and Hoboken NJ.

▪    Port Authority (Train, Bus and plane)