Spaces for Gathering or Dining on Campus

Need a place to gather on campus? See below for a list of spaces on the Morningside Heights and Medical Center campuses.


On the Morningside Heights Campus

Tents & Open Spaces

  • Large open tented space in paved plaza adjacent to International Affairs Building and East Campus that can be reserved by schools & dept during the day, and available to campus community outside reservable hours
  • Accommodations include large round folding tables with folding chairs and temperature control
  • Large open paved space with elevated plaza and supplemental terrace areas adjacent to Avery Hall, Schermerhorn Hall, and Fayerweather Hall
  • Accommodations include round metal tables with integrated bench seating, concrete benches, metal benches, and continuous landscape planter wall/bench seating
  • Large open tented space in paved elevated terrace adjacent to Dodge Hall that is available to campus community daily from 9am to 10pm
  • Accommodations include round metal tables with integrated bench seating and temperature control
  • Large open tented space in paved plaza adjacent to Fairchild and Schermerhorn Hall that is available to campus community daily from 9am to 10pm
  • Accommodations include large round folding tables with folding chairs and temperature control
  • Large open paved space with large planter areas and supplemental terraces adjacent to Fairchild, Shapiro CEPSR, and Pupin
  • Accommodations include round metal tables with integrated bench seating and linear landscape planter wall/bench seating
  • Large open tented space in lawn/green adjacent to Hamilton Hall that can be reserved by schools & dept during the day, and available to campus community outside reservable hours
  • Accommodations include large round folding tables with folding chairs and temperature control
  • Open space in paved terrace adjacent to Havemeyer Hall and Mathematics Hall
  • Accommodations include round metal tables with integrated bench seating and adjacent open lawn/green and canopy trees
  • Large open space with paved dining area, open lawn/green with planter areas, fine crushed gravel plazas, memorial sculpture, and canopy trees adjacent to John Jay Hall, Wallach Hall, and Hartley Hall
  • Accommodations include round metal tables with metal chairs, round metal tables with integrated bench seating, concrete benches, and linear landscape bench seating
  • Open space in paved terrace adjacent to Kent Hall and Philosophy Hall
  • Accommodations include round metal tables with integrated bench seating and adjacent open lawn/green and canopy trees
  • Large open space with open lawn/green and supplemental paved terraces adjacent to Lerner Hall, Furnald Hall, and Pulitzer Hall
  • Accommodations include round metal tables with integrated bench seating, concrete benches, and linear landscape bench seating
  • Large open elevated plaza with large planter areas and supplemental terraces adjacent to Philosophy Hall, Jerome L Greene Hall, and international Affairs Building
  • Accommodations include round metal tables with integrated bench seating, wood picnic tables, and linear landscape planter wall/bench seating
  • Open tented space in paved elevated terrace adjacent to Uris Deli that is available to campus community daily from 9am to 10pm
  • Accommodations include round metal tables with metal chairs and temperature control
  • Open space in paved elevated terrace adjacent to Uris Hall
  • Accommodations include round metal tables with metal chairs
  • Open space in paved terrace adjacent to Wien Hall and Jerome L Greene Hall
  • Accommodations include round metal tables with integrated bench seating, planter areas, and canopy trees

Café Dining Areas & Dining Halls

Coffee bar with light fare on the First Floor of Lerner Hall. Currently, table & seating accommodations provided in adjacent outdoor areas, and food/coffee service is available from 9am – 5pm, (M – F). Café East is not providing food service through winter break.

For information on complete reopening, please visit: https://dining.columbia.edu/content/blue-java-cafe-lerner-hall-0

 

Café with grab-and-go options on the First Floor of the Columbia Engineering School at Mudd Hall. 

Currently, table & seating accommodations are provided in adjacent Carlton Lounge, and food service is not provided through winter break. For information on reopening of café, please visit: https://dining.columbia.edu/content/blue-java-cafe-mudd-hall-0

Small café with coffee bar and grab-and-go options on the Lower Level of Avery Hall.

Currently, table & seating accommodations are provided, and food service is not provided through winter break. For information on reopening of café please visit: https://brownies-cafe.com/

Café with coffee bar and light fare on the First Floor of Philosophy Hall.

Currently, table & seating accommodations are provided, and food service is not provided.

For information on reopening of café, please visit: http://www.nousespresso.com/

Dining space with food stations and grab-and-go options on the Third Level of Lerner Hall. Currently, table & seating accommodations and food service is not provided. 

For information on reopening, please visit: https://dining.columbia.edu/content/ferris-booth-commons-0

 

Café space with coffee bar and grab-and-go options on the Sixth Floor of the International Affairs Building.

Currently, table & seating accommodations are provided, and food service is not provided.

Late night dining space with food stations and grab-and-go options on the Lower Level of John Jay Hall.

Currently, table & seating accommodations at this location are not provided, and food service is limited to online orders, 5:30pm – 12:00am (Daily). 

For information on complete reopening, please visit: https://dining.columbia.edu/content/jjs-place-0

 

Dodge Hall

Small coffee bar on the First Floor of Dodge Hall. Currently, table & seating accommodations are provided in adjacent outdoor terrace, and coffee service is not provided.

Please visit: https://joecoffeecompany.com/locations/columbia-dodge-hall/

Northwest Corner Building

Coffee bar with light fare on the Second Floor of the Northwest Corner Building. 

Currently, table & seating accommodations are provided in adjacent outdoor plaza, and coffee & food service is provided 8am – 6pm (M – F).

For information on complete reopening, please visit: https://joecoffeecompany.com/locations/columbia-university-northwest-corner

Pulitzer Hall

Coffee bar with light fare on the First Floor of Pulitzer Hall. 

Currently, table & seating accommodations are provided in adjacent outdoor terrace, and coffee & food service is provided, 8am – 6pm (M – F), 9am – 4pm (Weekends)

For information on complete reopening, please visit: https://joecoffeecompany.com/locations/columbia-pulitzer-hall

Dining Hall with food stations and grab-and-go options on the First Floor of John Jay Hall. 

Currently, table & seating accommodations provided in adjacent outdoor areas, and food service is provided 9am – 7pm, (Daily). No indoor seating provided.

For information on complete reopening, please visit: https://dining.columbia.edu/content/john-jay-dining-hall

Coffee bar and grab-and-go café on the Second Floor of the Columbia Law School at the Jerome L Greene Building.

Currently, table & seating accommodations are provided in adjacent lounge, and food service is not provided through winter break. (Closed on 11/25/2020)

For information on complete reopening, please visit: https://dining.columbia.edu/content/lenfest-cafe-0

Café space with food stations and grab-and-go options on the First Floor of Uris Hall.

Currently, outdoor table & seating accommodations are provided in adjacent outdoor terrace, and indoor seating & food service is not provided for Uris Deli through winter break (closed on 11/25/2020). Blue Java Café is currently providing food/coffee service, 8am – 6pm (M – T),

8am – 5pm (F).

For information on reopening of café, please visit: https://dining.columbia.edu/content/uris-deli-0

On the Columbia University Irving Medical Center Campus

CUIMC has two main lounges located on the first floor of 50 Haven Ave. will be available for students to use for inside dining beginning on Monday, Nov. 16.

Same-day appointments will be available for the 50 Haven Ave. Main Lounge and Hudson View Terrace will be available, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday (excluding University holidays).

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with indoor-dining safety rules by reviewing our guidelines, which include requiring that you:

  • Use hand sanitizer, or wash your hands with soap, before and after entering/exiting the space
  • Sit at your individual table alone; do not add additional chairs to your table
  • Wear a face covering at all times, unless you are eating/drinking at your table
  • Observe all posted signage, both in and around the space

If you have any questions about reserving a space in one of our indoor dining lounges, please contact the Office of Housing Services.