Electrician Services

Columbia University Medical Center Facilities provides electrician service to all academic and administrative departments. Services include, but are not limited to: rewiring, installation of lighting fixtures and dedicated electrical outlets.

Central Systems

There is no charge for pre-existing primary and secondary electricity distribution systems and associated hardware, including the following:

  • Emergency backup generators
  • Interior/exterior lighting systems
  • Panels
  • Circuit breakers
  • Outlets/receptacles
  • Switches
  • Electric motors
  • Exit lighting
  • Emergency lighting
  • Battery powered lighting

 

Local Systems

A fee based on an hourly electrical rate plus the cost of materials is charged for local or departmentally-dedicated electricity distribution systems and associated hardware.

Local Systems include, but are not limited to:

  • Specialized lighting systems (such as those used for research purposes)
  • Modular office partition lighting and electrical systems
  • Upgrades or alterations to electrical systems, such as:
  • Connections to new equipment
  • Installation of additional lighting fixtures
  • Expansion or modification of existing electrical systems to accommodate usage changes or load increases

 

NOTE: Requests for emergency power is subject to availability. If emergency power is assessable, it will be provided as a chargeable service.

Need Help? Contact 5-HELP

5-Help (212-305-4357)
5help@columbia.edu
Monday - Friday: 8:00am* to 7:30pm
Saturday: 9am to 5pm
Sunday: 10am to 6pm
* Phone support begins at 7:30am

Facilities Operations

650 West 168th Street
Black Building, Room B-02
New York, NY 10032
Tel: (212) 305-4357
Fax: (212) 305-1026
cumc.facilities@columbia.edu

Parking Office

Parking
650 West 168th Street
Black Building, Room B-02
New York, NY 10032
Tel: (212) 305-1056
Fax: (212)305-1026
cumc.parking@columbia.edu

Residential Facilities

50 Haven Avenue
Bard Hall, 1st Floor
New York, NY 10032
Tel: (212) 305-4357
cumc.housing@columbia.edu

 

Medical and Graduate
Education Building