Moving In/ Moving Out
Housing and Move-In Information for Students Living in Apartment Housing
(Bard-Haven Towers I, II, III, 154 Haven Avenue and 390 Ft. Washington Avenue)
Lease Signing and Moving In
This is to confirm that you will be signing a New York City/Columbia University Lease with CUMC Office of Housing Services Leasing Agent. You should report to the CUMC Office of Housing Services located at 50 Haven Avenue. The lease lecture and signing takes about 45 minutes. Photo I.D. is required. You should direct any additional questions to the Leasing Agent at 212-304-7267.
At lease signing you will be required to submit two (2) checks which reflects payment for the first month’s rent and security which equals one month's rent. This payment will show as a credit on the first bill you receive from the University Controller’s Office. All payments can only be made by you –“the Tenant of Record”.
Leases are generated on the 1st and 15th of each month. Students leases expire on May 31 of each year and are automatically extended for another year provided that you maintain full-time student status, are in good financial standing and have maintained all terms and conditions of the lease.
After lease signing you will be given your apartment keys. Billing for your apartment will begin on that date. Once you have received your keys, you can report to your building and move-in.
Maps, Directions, Parking
Consult the Campus and Community Guide. The streets around CUMC are heavily used. Limited street parking is available. Double parking is permitted on scheduled move-in days while you are unloading your belongings. Someone should stay with your vehicle at all times.
Your Mailing Address
|Building Name Building||Building Address||Mailing Address|
|Bard-Haven Tower I||60 Haven Avenue||Your Name|
|Bard-Haven Tower II, III||100 Haven Avenue||Building Address|
|154 Haven Avenue||154 Haven Avenue||NY, NY 10032|
|390 Ft. Washington Ave.||390 Ft. Washington Ave.|
What to Bring
All student multiple apartments are furnished. You should bring your own bed linens, pillows, blankets, towels, bedspreads, rugs, task lighting, flatware, dishes, pots and pans, cooking utensils and light appliances. (see accommodation chart)
All apartment shares and couples apartments are not furnished. You should bring all items needed to outfit your university apartment.
You should have the following services connected prior to your moving in.
(you may select either)
|Cable Service||Time Warner||1-212-222-5388|
|Campus Computer Network||CAIT||www.cubhis.org/IC/support_center/resnet.html|
Operations Manager-Marco Camacho: 304-7270.
Mechanical Services Manager- Abraham Pagan: 304-7007
Moving out of Your Apartment:
Moving Out: Complete a Notice of Vacancy Form and return all keys to the Office of Housing Services M-F 8AM-5PM or after hours to the Bard Hall-60 Haven Ave. Door Attendant. Please note: You will be charged the remainder of your semester on your lease if not vacating for an emergency or LOA confirmed by your school/program.
Jerry Pagac, 100 Haven Avenue,
Robert Dagstine, 390 Ft. Washington Avenue
Routine operation and maintenance of your apartment and the building is the responsibility of your building superintendent who reports to the Manager of Residential Operations. Any necessary repairs will be performed by your superintendent, building personnel or by a contractor such as a plumber or electrician authorized by the University.You are responsible for regularly removing trash and garbage from your apartment. Trash closets are located on each floor. In addition, you are responsible for regularly cleaning your apartment including kitchen appliances, bathroom fixtures, and floors and for following NY City recycling guidelines.
Repairs in Your Apartment
Service request forms can be found in the lobby of your building, at the doorman’s station, or the CUMC Office of Housing Services in Bard Hall or by calling 305-HELP #2. Give a detailed description of the problem and date/time someone will be in the apartment to allow the superintendent access. Mark “permission to enter” if you want to give permission to the superintendent to enter your apartment when you are not there. Any questions or concerns about your apartment or building including lack of heat, no hot water, etc. should be addressed to your building superintendent or the Manager. You may also contact the CUMC Office of Housing Services at 212-304-7000 #2.
Apartment housing is covered by 24 hours security personnel or Door Attendants. You must present your I.D. each time you enter all academic and residential buildings at CUMC. At night, the Office of Public Safety can provide an escort back to your campus housing. In addition, the immediate CUMC areas are monitored via security cameras and are patrolled by both foot patrol and a security car.