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News and Announcements

November 06, 2019

Expanded Mudd Building Weekend Access

As of November 2, 2019, the Mudd Building is accessible through the first floor/West 120th Street entrance on weekends during the building’s regular weekend hours.

November 04, 2019

Changes to Evening Shuttle Stop Locations & Schedules

Due to the anticipated opening of the new entrance to the Studebaker building on 131st Street, there will be changes to Columbia shuttle bus routes and schedules beginning on Monday, November 11. The following location and schedule changes will accommodate the new Studebaker entrance:

October 09, 2019

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday, October 26

Columbia University Public Safety is partnering with the New York City Police Department (NYPD) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to provide a safe disposal location for unused prescription medications in Upper Manhattan as part of the DEA’s annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.


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