Congratulations to all graduates and their parents and families! Columbia University Conference Housing is pleased to help you celebrate the graduation of your son and/or daughter. Conference Housing offers three-night room packages in Carman Hall to parents and families during the week of graduation, beginning Monday, May 20, 2013 to Thursday, May 23, 2013. 2013 Commencement Housing is fully booked at this time. To be added to the waiting list, please call Conference Housing at 212-854-0365.
For information about Commencement and its festivities, please visit the Columbia University Commencement website.
Families may rent either a double room or a suite, which consists of two rooms and a shared bathroom, in Carman Hall during graduation week. Each room has two twin-sized beds and is fully furnished with standard residence hall furnishings. Although bed linens, a pillow, a blanket, and towels are provided, guests may wish to bring other personal items such as an alarm clock, hangers, and extra towels for their personal use. Bathrooms are cleaned daily, while bedrooms are the responsibility of the guest.
Please note: If you rent only one room, you will share the bathroom with the party in the adjacent room.
24-hour security guard service
Towels and bedding, such as sheets, pillows, and blankets
Free wireless access
Free high speed 10/100 Ethernet access, although guests must supply their own Ethernet cords
Free internet terminals in building lobbies
Small communal kitchen
Access to lounge areas with cable televisions
On-site laundry facilities
The three-night package rate for one double room is $395.00 plus tax. The three-night package rate for a full suite is $790 plus tax. These rates include a three-night stay in Carman Hall. A limit of two rooms (one suite) may be reserved per graduating senior.
2013 Commencement Housing is fully booked at this time. To be added to the waiting list, please call Conference Housing at 212-854-0365. Applications will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Parents who do not have Internet access may have their graduating seniors apply for them online or in person at the Conference Housing Office in 114 Hartley. We accept American Express, Visa, Mastercard, and Discover as payment. Your credit card will be billed automatically upon application and confirmation. Requests will be honored on a first-come, first-served basis until all rooms are filled. If you require wheelchair accessibility or visual strobe alarms, please let us know before you check in.
Cancellations made before April 1st will be at no extra charge. However, those who cancel after April 1st will be charged a fee of $130.00 plus tax for a double room cancellation or $230.00 plus tax for a suite cancellation. Please fill out a Commencement Housing Cancellation form to cancel your housing. This form must be completed and submitted in order for the cancellation to be acknowledged.
Check-in is scheduled for Monday, May 20, 2013 at the Carman Conference Office, which is located in the lobby level of Carman Hall. Check-In begins at 8:00am and continues until 9:00pm that evening. All parents will be staying in Carman Hall, and will receive room keys and Security ID cards for each person staying in Carman.
If you plan to arrive after 9:00pm on Monday evening, you must still Check-In at Carman Hall.
Check-Out will take place on Thursday, May 23, 2013 by 12:00pm.
Please feel free to call and inquire further about our guest housing services and procedures. Anything we can do to help make your stay at Columbia University more enjoyable would be our pleasure.
Columbia University Conference Housing
2960 Broadway – MC 3003
New York, NY 10027