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Event Planning Resource Center

Event Planning Resource Center


Whether your function is a continental breakfast for eight people, a gala dinner for five hundred, or anything in between, CulinArt’s catering  team will provide the caliber of food and expectations appropriate to your event. Teachers College Catering Policy states that CulinArt is the exclusive caterer on campus and as such they maintain the first right of refusal to provide service in all campus buildings for all catering that occurs during regular operating hours (Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.). 

For more detail on this policy please go




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                                  Marty Weil

                                 Director of Dining Services
                                 (212) 678 3168
                                 Office Location: Grace Dodge Hall, Lower Level


Media Services - Audiovisual Equipment

Whether your event requires a simple PowerPoint presentation or a complex need involving multiple media platforms, Media Services can coordinate all the audio/visual needs of your event. For a comprehensive list of Media Services’ equipment and servicing capabilities, click here.

In the event you need to borrow technology items from Media Services, they have a loaning system where you can check out items like clickers or chargers for the duration of your event. For more information on their loaning system, please contact:



Kofi Asare

Media Services Specialist

Interactive Media Services


Office Location: 60 GDodge




Rudy Caba

Media Technology Event Specialist

Interactive Media Services


Office Location: 60 GD GDodge


Special Accommodations - Public Safety Request/OASID

If your event requires special accommodations such as expedited guest check-in or special needs accommodations, please contact the appropriate resource below. Complete this form to request Public Safety staff to open broadway doors.



Yeremy Chavez
Executive Officer, Public Safety
Public Safety Systems
Office Location: 1A Whitt Whitt




Richard Keller
Director,Services for Students w/Disabilities
Office Location: 166 Thndk



Frank Mullaney Custom Floral Design is a privately held company in New York, NY. They can produce beautiful medium to large floral arrangements.

(212) 967-5175
(917) 204-3800


Columbia University Photo Bureau can provide photographers for your event at affordable prices.

Additionally, the
Columbia Photography Association has student photographers who are willing to offer their services at reasonable costs.

Columbia University Photo Bureau
Eileen Barroso
(212) 854-6527

$175 per hour, billed in one-hour increments, with a one-hour minimum.
$125 per disc or dropbox folder, $50 per additional disc.
Normal turn-around is 48 hours for a disc or dropbox folder.
For delivery within 24 hours, rush charges will apply of $75 for a complete shoot or $50 for 20 photos.
A cancellation fee of half the photographer’s fee will be charged for any event cancelled after the photographer is confirmed.

Columbia Photography Association! Job Request Form: 

On-Campus Events: $75 per hour per photographer
Off-Campus Events: $120 per hour per photographer
On/Near-Campus Portrait Sessions: $100 per hour
Off-Campus Portrait Sessions: $145 per hour


The TC Music Program can help you identify TC Music Program students to perform at your events.
Music and Music Education
Teachers College, Columbia University
525 West 120th Street, Box 139
New York, NY 10027


Phone: (212) 678-3283 - Ex. 3285

Pipe and Drape

Drape Kings provides drape rental services for transport, cleaning and fireproofing and trade show event assistance.

3200 Liberty Avenue
North Bergen, NJ 07047 USA
(201) 770-9950
(201) 770-9956 (fax)

Travel Agent

Carlson Wagonlit Travel is a global specialist in managing business travel, meetings and events for companies, governments and non-governmental organizations
Matthew Alford

Carlson Wagonlit
(617) 332-2100


The services of the Business Services Center are available to all students, faculty, and staff, as well as to members of the Morningside Heights community. Copying, printing, collating, binding, folding, and laminating services are provided at a reasonable cost.


Robert J. (Rocky) Schwarz -

The Interchurch Center


475 Riverside Dr, New York, NY 10115
Rachel Rivera,Tenant Relations Manager
(212) 870 2954

Located in walking distance to TC, the Interchurch Center has a variety of event spaces, notably Sockman Lounge that can host events for more than 200 guests. Clients must use the in-house caterers.

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Columbia University's Italian Academy

Italian Academy,
Columbia University
1161 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027
Rick Whitaker
(212) 854 1623
The Italian Academy has a stunning event space. The Teatro has a built in stage and sound system and can accommodate 197 guests. Their exclusive caterer is Sterling Affair.
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Columbia University's Faculty House

Faculty House,

Columbia University

64 Morningside Dr, New York, NY 10027

Yvette Matos-Gooding,

Manager of Social Events

(212) 851-9784

(212) 854-1200

Faculty House is a premier event space at Columbia University that can accommodate seminars, meetings, events and banquets. This venue has both outdoor and indoor options and can host anywhere from a small conference to a grand wedding.

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