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Summer Conference Housing

Summer Conference Housing begins: May 19, 2014

Summer Conference Housing ends: August 19, 2014

 

Accommodations

  • 24-hour security desk
  • All units have private baths, are air conditioned and are furnished with a twin-size extra-long bed, chair, desk, lamp, dresser, wardrobe or closet, a micro-fridge (combination microwave oven and refrigerator/freezer), and phone with free local calls.
  • A limited number of rooms with kitchenettes are available and are priced accordingly. Rooms with kitchenettes are equipped with a full-size bed. Guests should bring their own cooking utensils.
  • High-speed internet and cable TV connections are in each room; however, you must bring your own equipment (Ethernet cord, coaxial cable, computer, and television).
  • Each unit is supplied with one set of bed linens and towels. A weekly linen exchange (on a designated weekday day) is available for guests staying longer than seven days.
  • Other amenities include common area kitchens (located either on the floor or on the floor above/below), TV Lounge, study lounge, computer room, and a courtyard with seating. Guests should bring their own cooking utensils.

Summer Conference Housing/Graduation Housing

Application Process

STEP 1: Complete the on-line application. Click HERE


STEP 2: Complete the credit card authorization form. Click HERE

This form should be e-mailed to daw2180@tc.columbia.edu or faxed to 212-678-3222


STEP 3: Complete the group registration form. Click HERE

This form should be e-mailed to daw2180@tc.columbia.edu or faxed to 212-678-3222

  

HELPFUL TIPS AND POLICIES

LUGGAGE STORAGE

Luggage's for guests are stored in our mailroom located in Whittier Hall at 1230 Amsterdam Ave. This service is only available during regular business hours. Hours will be posted on the mailroom door, the mailroom is closed on Sundays and some national holidays.

 

MAIL

Small pieces of mail will be delivered to the mailbox in your building and a package slip will be placed in your assigned mailbox to notify you of a delivery. Bring the package slip with you and your ID to retrieve your package. The mailroom is located in Whittier Hall (1230 Amsterdam Ave). Your mailbox number and your room number are the same.

 

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.

 

INTERNET ACCESS

Every unit in New Residence Hall has a high-speed Ethernet jack to provide Internet access. Guests must provide their own Ethernet cord to take advantage of this service.

 

NOISE POLICY

Courtesy Hours are in effect at all times. Guest must comply with any reasonable request to reduce the noise level.

Quiet Hours are designated times that guests should maintain a reasonable noise level. Weekdays (Sunday night -- Thursday night), the designated times are 11:00 pm -- 7:00 am. Weekends (Friday night and Saturday night), the designated times are 12:00 am -- 8:00 am.

 

LINENS PROVIDED

Each room is prepared with a bedding packet that contains: Top and fitted sheet, pillow/pillow case, towel, a blanket and bathroom complimentary items. Our staff does not clean occupied rooms.  We do not provide iron/ironing board, hangers, coffee pot, television, DVD player, alarm clock and kitchen utensils. 

CANCELLATION/CHANGE POLICY

  •         Cancellation or change with 4 weeks or more notice from your scheduled check-in date - no penalty

     

  •         21-28 days' notice - 75% refundable

     

  •         14-21 days' notice - 50% refundable

     

  •         7-14 days' notice - 25% refundable

     

  •         0-7 days' notice - non-refundable

     

  • WEEKEND RESERVATION 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 for the full weekend per our policy.

     

    RESERVATION INFORMATION

    Check-in occurs at our 517 West 121st Street Security Desk, located between Amsterdam Avenue and Broadway. 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 is by 10 am. Late check-out is based on availability. Late check-out approved after 11 am but before 2 pm will result in a charge of half-day rate, and after 2 pm will result in a charge of a full day rate.

    • Check-in begins at 2:00 pm
    • Check-out is by 10:00 am

     

     2014 Conference Housing Rates

     Students in degree-granting programs at Teachers College (i.e. SPA, AEGIS, INSTEP etc.) are discounted $10 per day during the 2014 Summer Conference season.

     Rooms w/ kitchens (full bed)

    1 - 6 nights:            $145.00/night

    7-13 nights:            $125.00/night

    14-29 nights:         $105.00/night

    30+ nights:             $90.00/night

     Rooms w/o kitchens (twin bed)

    1 - 6 nights:            $125.00/night

    7-13 nights:            $105.00/night

    14-29 nights:         $85.00/night

    30+ nights:             $75.00/night

    We do not have rooms with double beds.


    Payment Information

    • Applications will not be processed until credit card information is received.

     

    • You will be charged a $100.00 deposit for each assignment that is offered to you. The deposit is non-refundable once your assignment is confirmed and your card has been charged. For those sending their deposit via bank check or money order, your credit card will only be charged should there be room incidentals and/or reservation cancellation fees.  Your deposit will be deducted from the total of your housing charge.

     

    • The total amount of your housing charge is due four weeks prior to check-in. This charge is payable by bank check, money order or through our CashNet link using a credit card. The link to CashNet will be emailed to all guests in April 2014. 

     Your summer housing charges cannot be applied to your Student Account or paid with a personal check.


    To increase your chances of receiving summer conference housing, please submit your on-line application at least two months prior to your check-in date. Confirmation of room assignments and a statement of charges will be e-mailed to guests.

     We will begin processing summer assignments the week of March 24, 2014. Questions concerning housing assignments should be directed to our office at (212) 678-3235.