The Columbia Engineering community looks forward to welcoming you back to New York City and Morningside Heights! If your question is not answered here, please email us at

What accommodations are available during Alumni Weekend?

Visit the Plan Your Visit page to learn about on-campus housing and hotels near campus.

What is the recommended attire?

Business attire is recommended for the Thursday evening Welcome Dinner. Casual dress is suggested for Friday and Saturday daytime activities. Cocktail or festive Columbia attire is recommended for Saturday evening.

Can I cancel my reservation and receive a full refund?

Yes, a full refund will be granted if your request is made no fewer than two weeks prior to the start of the weekend. After that time, refunds cannot be guaranteed.

Will there be activities for children?

Camp Columbia for Kids 
$35 per session (8 a.m.-1 p.m.1 p.m.-6 p.m.5 p.m.-10 p.m.) or $75 all day (8 a.m.-10 p.m.)

Lerner Hall, Room 569

Children ages 3 to 12 can enjoy a full program run by Corporate Kids Events, a child care program in existence since 1998. A day full of activities and on-site meals will be offered. More details to follow.

Are maps of the Morningside Heights campus available?

The Visitors Center offers a variety of maps and directions to campus locations for download and/or printing.