Normal Operations for 3/3/2014

Updated March 3, 2014 at 9:30 a.m.

The Emergency Management Operations Team is closely monitoring this latest winter storm.

The University is open for normal operations today, March 3, 2014. We urge all members of the Columbia community to stay informed about conditions as the storm progresses. Please exercise caution and dress in warm layers when traveling or going outside. 

Morningside Campus Updates

  • Classes and events are proceeding as scheduled.
    • We advise students and members of the University community to confirm specific details with faculty or event sponsors if necessary.
  • All campus access points are now open.
  • Please note the following Columbia Transportation updates:
    • The Intercampus shuttle will be in service but experiencing delays. For up-to-the-minute information on the status and location of the Intercampus Shuttle, please visit http://transportation.columbia.edu/.
    • The Arbor shuttle will be in service but may be experiencing delays.
  • To report an emergency on campus, call Public Safety at 212-854-5555. For off-campus health or safety emergencies, please call 911.
  • Facilities continues to be available at Morningside to assist with campus and building services. To contact the Facilities Services Center, call 212-854-2222, 24 hours a day.

 Columbia University Medical Center Updates

  • CUMC Facilities Operations and CUMC Public Safety are available to assist with campus, building or other issues that may arise. For Facilities, please call 212-305-HELP or email 5help@columbia.edu. For Public Safety, dial 212-305-8100 for routine matters or 212-305-7979 for an on-campus emergency. 
  • Updates for the CUMC community will be posted and updated at http://bit.ly/CUMC_Advisory.

For More Information

For more information on weather and transit, please visit:

As the situation changes, we will continue to update the Columbia Preparedness website, http://preparedness.columbia.edu/ and the Columbia homepage, www.columbia.edu. The Columbia University Medical Center homepage, www.cumc.columbia.edu, will also be updated. Alternatively, you may call 212-854-1754 for the Morningside campus or 212-305-7300 for the Medical Center.

Again, please exercise caution if you need to travel, and dress in warm layers if you need to be outside.