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

2017 Commencement Housing

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Welcome Families!
Commencement Housing is available to families of graduating students from Monday, May 15, 2017 to Thursday, May 18, 2017 in our Carman Residence Hall.


Please be aware that this is dormitory-style housing. Families may reserve either a Half Suite, which consists of two single beds and shares a bathroom with the adjacent room, or a Full Suite, which consists of two double rooms (four single beds) and shares the same bathroom.

A set of bed linens are provided and consist of: a pillow, blanket, and towels, along with daily room service. Guests may wish to bring other personal items such as an alarm clock, hangers, and extra towels for their personal use.

Please note: that if you reserve only a half suite, you will share the bathroom with the party in the adjacent room. Please list any additional roommates or suite mates within the application.


Half Suite: $449 + 8.875% NY sales tax
Full Suite: $897 + 8.875% NY sales tax

Reservation Information
Requests will be honored on a first-come, first-served basis until all rooms are filled. We accept American Express, Visa, Mastercard, JCB, and Discover as payment and your credit card will be billed automatically upon application and confirmation.

All guests may Check-In starting at 8:00am on Monday, May 15, 2017 on the first floor of Carman Hall.

All guests must Check-Out by 12:00pm on Thursday, May 18, 2017 .There will not be any early check-in or late check-outs - no exceptions.

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 Commencement housing, you confirm that you have read through the content prior to your arrival.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations made before April 1st will be at no extra charge. However, those who cancel on or after April 1st will be charged a fee of $150 plus tax for a half suite cancellation or $300 plus tax for a full suite cancellation. Please fill out the Commencement Housing Cancellation form to cancel your housing. This form must be completed and submitted in order for the cancellation to be acknowledged.Refunds are applied to your credit card within 7 - 10 business days.

For questions related to Commencement Housing please call the Conference Housing office at 212-854-0365 or email For specific questions about commencement week, ceromonies and tickets please contact University Commencement Office directly.

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