Within Walking Distance of Everything the Medical Center and New York City Have to Offer
Practical and Cost-Effective
More than 1,300 students, faculty and post docs live in Medical Center accommodations, a practical and cost-effective way to live in Manhattan. Living on campus provides individuals with the opportunity to take advantage of all of the resources Columbia University and the City of New York have to offer. All of the residential buildings are located at CUMC and are within walking distance to academic buildings and labs, the library, the campus athletic center and the city’s subway and bus system.
Download the CUMC Apartment Housing Student/Tenant Information booklet and learn everything you need to know about being a tenant in CUMC Apartment Housing, from signing your rental agreement to billing schedules, and security deposits.
Stay safe: Print out a copy of the Fire Safety Brochure for residential apartment buildings.
Important Upcoming Dates
September 1-30, 2016: Apply for On-Campus HousingStudents who were not assigned on-campus housing during the initial assignment process but are still interested in living on-campus can apply again. Submit no later than September 30, 2016.
October 3, 2016-January 15, 2017: Transfer Application ProcessThe Transfer Process is for students who have lived on campus at least a year or more, are not in arrears (owing rent), and have a full-time student status. Read about the application process.
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Look up frequently asked questions for current and prospective students and tenants. If you don’t see your questions or concerns listed in the Housing FAQs, please contact the CUMC Office of Housing Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lease Signing Tutorials
For more information on lease signing, click on one of the tutorial links below:
If you view the tutorial and still have questions or comments regarding the lease signing processes at CUMC, please contact the Office of Housing Services at 212-304-7000 or email@example.com.
The Transfer Process is for students who have lived on campus at least a year or more, are not in arrears (owing rent) and have a full time student status.