Meetings & Conferences

Flexibility in the City 

Space in New York City is tough to find, but our venues offer a variety of flexible options.

From small meeting rooms for breakout sessions to premiere spaces for hosting large events, our venues have something to offer everyone. No detail is too small or challenge too great, our team provides an unmatched experience in planning to ensure seamless execution. 

Allow us to tend to all of the details. Complete Meeting Packages are available for Faculty House and Lerner Hall, providing all that you need to make your next meeting a success.

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This option is for guests or Columbia affiliates without an EMS Account.

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Columbia Affiliates with an EMS Account should submit requests through EMS.

A large conference conducted in the Roone Arledge Auditorium in Lerner Hall.


Our rooms are designed to go with the flow and accommodate events of all scale and sizes, from private meetings to public events of notable interest. Customized set ups including adjustable airwalls allow many of our rooms to be configured in a number of ways to accommodate your guests and meet the needs of your event.

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Meetings and Conferences

Spaces in our venues provide options for meetings for 10 people to conferences with hundreds of attendees. Talk to our event planning team about your programming needs and how to use our flexible spaces to execute your event.

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Panels and Expos

Our spaces well equipped to host panel discussions, lectures, expos, or other special events that require flexible spaces with a variety of options based on the presentation, attendees, and event logistics.

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Supporting Events

In addition to the main event, you may want to host break out sessions, a post-event reception, or other programming. Our team can help you think through the best way to bring it all together in our campus venues.

Additional Offerings

Beyond the space - logistics to help you execute a five-star meeting or conference.

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Catering Packages

Coffee, Breakfast, Lunch, Breaks, Dinner -- you name it, we’ve got you covered! Order from our menus or let us help you customize your catering offerings to fit your needs and budget.

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On Campus Support

We'll help you navigate on campus services to support your event, from security and access to custodial support and outside vendors. A member of our planning team can help you to understand protocols and services to guarantee your program's success.

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AV and Technical Services

Most of our meeting spaces offer built-in audio visual equipment and feature the latest in presentation technology. From a simple presentation, polycom, or panels to live streaming and complex lighting options, our Technical Service team can help facilitate it all. We know technology is an important component of events and provide the tools to ensure an exceptional experience.

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Conference Housing

Accommodations for your summer conference or event on our historic campus in Morningside Heights.