Conference Details

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We look forward to having you as our guest this summer!

2016 International Conference on General Relativity and Gravitation

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Welcome The General Relativity and Gravitation Conference at Columbia University !

Housing is available to The General Relativity and Gravitation conference guests from Sunday, July 10 to Friday, July 15 within the undergraduate residence halls.

Please be aware that this is dormitory-style housing in a corridor style building. Guests will share bathrooms with other conference participants.
Options are as follows:

Single room - one x-long twin size bed fully furnished with standard residence hall furnishings sharing a bathroom with other conference participants

Double Room - two x-long twin size bed fully furnished with standard residence hall furnishings sharing a bathroom with other conference participants. Please Note: There will be two people sharing a double room. Unless you specify someone specifically who has also registered in your application, you will be paired to share the bedroom with another conference participant.

You will be provided with bed linens, pillows, blankets and towels during your stay. Guest may wish to bring other personal items such as an alarm clock, hangers , and extra towels for personal use.

The housing rate for the 5 nights of the conference is $425.00 plus tax.

If you are traveling with a spouse or friend, your spouse or friend must register separately and you will both have the opportunity to be request to be placed together during the application process.

Reservation Information
Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until all rooms are filled.

For University security purposes, all guests are required to submit a valid photo of themselves during their registration process.

The photo should be a color, JPEG or PNG file.
The background should be uniform and light-colored.
You must be facing forward, with your head and shoulders clearly visible.
No photos with sunglasses or hats will be accepted.
Do not submit a photo of a photo.
The file must be 30KB or less.

Submission of your application will not be confirmed until payment and picture submission is received. We accept American Express, Visa, Mastercard, JCB, and Discover as payment. Your credit card will be billed automatically upon application and confirmation. You will receive an email confirmation to verify your reservation and payment.

Check-In & Check-Out
Check-in begins Sunday, July 10 after 3:00 p.m. Exact Check-In location will be emailed to guests approximately two weeks prior to arrival. Room assignments cannot be provided until guest has arrived. Guests must Check-Out by 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 15. at our Conference Housing office or using the Express check-out box, located on the lobby of Wallach. Unfortunately, early arrivals and late departures are not allowed. Additional guests are also not allowed during the conference within the residence hall.

Protection of Minors Policy
Please Note: We ask that you familiarize yourself with and follow Columbia’s policy on the Protection of Minors. Upon registering for housing, you confirm that you have read through the content prior to your arrival.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations made before April 30th will be at no extra charge. However, those who cancel on or after April 30th will be charged a fee equal to $170. Please fill out the Conference Housing Cancellation form to cancel your housing. This form must be completed and submitted in order for the cancellation to be acknowledged. Cancellation refunds can take 8-10 business days to process.

For questions related to housing, please call the Conference Housing office at 212-854-0365 or email
2016 International Conference on General Relativity and Gravitation

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