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Office of Residential Services

Graduation and Summer Conference Housing

Graduation and Summer Conference Housing within the Office of Residential Services at Teachers College, Columbia University is open to students, parents, staff, faculty and affiliates of the Columbia community.

Our mission is to create a welcoming environment by providing unparalleled customer service, creating welcoming accommodations and exceeding your expectations.

 

Information has been updated for 2017.

Graduation Housing:
Begins: May 12, 2017

Summer Conference Housing:
Begins: May 12, 2017
Ends: August 17, 2017

Application

1) If you do not have a TC UNI, click here to register and login. If you have a TC UNI, you can login here.

2) Click on Summer Conference in the menu at the top to start an application

We do not anticipate being able to make any summer conference housing offers before March 22, 2017

Weekend policy

Guests wishing to make a reservation for dates including Friday, Saturday, or Sunday are required to make the reservation to include all three nights and will be charged accordingly. You can arrive or depart on a weekend but you will be charged the full weekend per our policy.

Cancellation and change policies for your specific reservation will be contained in your offer letter.

Late check-out policy

Late check-out is based on availability.  Guests interested in a late check-out should call 212-678-3235 at least one business day prior to their departure date.  Approved check-outs after 10 am, but before 3 pm will result in a charge of half-day rate, and after 3 pm will result in a charge of a full-day rate.

Our spaces are limited and applications are
processed on a first-come, first-serve basis.

 

 

Students in degree-granting programs at Teachers College (i.e. Klingenstein, SPA, AEGIS, INSTEP etc.) are discounted $10 per day during the Summer Conference season.

All units have private baths, are air conditioned, and are furnished with a desk chair, floor lamp, dresser, wardrobe or closet, and a micro-fridge (combination microwave oven and refrigerator/freezer


Rooms without a kitchen have a twin size bed (comfortably sleeps one)

1-6 nights$125.00/night
7-13 nights$110.00/night
14-29 nights$90.00/night
30+ nights$80.00/night

Rooms with a private kitchen have a full size bed (comfortably sleeps two)
*
We do not have rooms with two beds 

1-6 nights$145.00/night
7-13 nights$130.00/night
14-29 nights$110.00/night
30+ nights$95.00/night

50% of your housing charge is due within four weeks of receiving your housing offer. The remaining 50% is due 3 weeks prior to check-in for groups, and 2 weeks prior to check-in for individuals.

  • We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.
  • There is no fee to apply for Summer Conference Housing.
  • Your balance cannot be paid with a personal check or in cash.
  • The 50% deposit is non-refundable, even if you decide not to come after making your payment.
The link to make a payment will be contained in your offer letter.

Check-in: 3:00 pm

Guests should check-in at the security desk located at 517 West 121st Street (New Residence Hall), located between Amsterdam Avenue and Broadway. The security desk is staffed 24 hours a day. Guests must present photo ID upon check-in and guests must be a minimum of 18 years with valid photo ID to check in.  


Check-out: 10:00 am

All keys and guest swipe cards should be returned to the drop-box located at the front desk of New Residence Hall.


WHAT TO PACK

We recommend that you bring:

  • Ethernet cable
  • Hangers
  • Extra blankets/towels/linen/wash cloth if desired
  • Alarm Clock
  • A small garbage bin
  • Surge protector
  • Snacks & drinks (each room has a micro-fridge)
  • Pots, pans, utensils, microwave safe containers

ROOM AMENITIES NOT PROVIDED

Iron/ironing board, Ethernet cable, Wi-Fi, hangers, coffee pot, television, DVD player, alarm clock, trash bins, cookware utensils.

CABLE TELEVISION

All rooms are provided with a standard cable package. There is no additional charge for this service and to take advantage of this, guests must have a cable-ready television.

CENTRAL A/C

Each unit is equipped with central air conditioning/heat and a wall-mounted thermostat so that guests may maintain and adjust the temperature to their liking. New York City law requires that heat (if temperature dictates) be provided to tenants through May 31 which means that air-conditioning will not be available until June 1.

INTERNET ACCESS

Every unit has a high-speed Ethernet jack to provide Internet access. Guests must provide their own Ethernet cord to take advantage of this service (Wi-Fi is not provided).  Wireless internet can be found in the common spaces or on the first floor of your building.

LAUNDRY

A laundry room, open 24 hours, is located in the basement of the North building. Quarters and debit/credit cards are accepted. You can monitor the status of your washer or dryer by visiting this link: www.laundryview.com/tccu. Choose the 517 West 121st Street location to view the status of your laundry.

PHONE

Phones in the room are able to call security and the front desk. Phones are not able to receive incoming calls or make outgoing calls.

RECYCLING

In accordance with New York City's Recycling Program, all of our buildings provide receptacles for recyclable items. These receptacles are located on each floor in the recycling room.

TRASH CHUTES

Trash chutes are available on each floor of New Residence Hall. Glass, boxes, hazardous materials and/or other large objects should be taken to the appropriate depository in the basement.

CLEANING

The Office of Residential Services does not clean occupied rooms. Rooms are cleaned prior to arrival and departure of guests. In the event of an emergency, please call the front desk of your building and someone will assist you.

LINENS

Each room is provided with a bedding packet. Beds are not made prior to arrival, and are the responsibility of the guest. The bedding packet includes:

  • A fitted and top sheet
  • A pillow
  • A wash cloth
  • A bath towel
  • Bathroom complimentary items (shampoo, conditioner, soap and moisturizer)
  • A light blanket

LUGGAGE STORAGE

Luggage storage is available in our Residential mailroom located in Whittier Hall at 1230 Amsterdam Ave. This service is only available during regular mailroom hours, unless prior arrangements are made.  If an early arrival or early departure necessitates luggage storage outside of these times, please call 212-678-3220 or visit the front desk of your building to receive assistance.  The mailroom is closed on Sundays and some national holidays.

ACCESS

Guests have access to the following shared spaces in New Residence Hall

  • Fitness room (First floor)
  • Courtyard (First floor)
  • Television room (First floor)
  • Computer room (First floor)
  • Laundry room (Basement)
  • Vending machines (Basement)
  • Shared kitchen (located on your floor or the floor above or below you)

CAMPUS MAPS

To view a map of Teachers College and the Morningside Campus, click on the link below:

http://www.tc.columbia.edu/abouttc/campus-and-maps/maps/

 

SHUTTLE BUS

The Shuttle Bus services provides transportation to faculty, staff and students in around the Morningside

Lamont, Manhattanville, Medical Center and Harlem campuses.

Visit their website at:

http://transportation.columbia.edu/ to view their schedule and pick-up locations.

Transportation Office

212.854.3382

transportation@columbia.edu

        

GUESTS

Guests may check out a guest card from the Office of Residential Services.  Guest may request a guest pass to authorize building entry for his/her guest for no more than 21 days in a given semester, 7 days of which may be consecutive. Any person who has been issued a guest pass for 21 days in a given semester will be required to sign in at the desk for any subsequent visits to any Guest.

CHILDREN

Guest is legally and/or financially responsible for the actions of children under their care.

PETS

All pets are prohibited in each of our buildings with the exception of documented service animals.

PROHIBITED ITEMS

Waterbeds, open-coiled appliances, candles, incense, flammable fluids, halogen lamps, non-artificial trees, gasoline-powered or electric-powered bikes (mopeds) and motorcycles are prohibited.

SMOKING

Smoking is prohibited in all Teachers College buildings, associated courtyards and within 50 feet of any Teachers College buildings.        

In the event of an emergency please contact the front desk of your building. For general inquiries contact the Office of Residential Services.

Summer hours are Monday - Thursday 9am - 5pm and Friday 9am - 1pm.

 

Office of Residential Services

212-678-3235 (X3235)

New Residence Hall Front Desk

212-870-6100(X6100)

Whittier Hall Front Desk

212-678-3220 (X3220)

EMERGENCY

212-678-3333 (X3333)

 

E-mail

conferencehousing@tc.columbia.edu

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