The C+J Conference is taking place in Pulitzer Hall located at 2950 Broadway, New York, NY 10027. The majority of the conference including all panels and paper talks will take place in the Lecture Hall room located on the third floor. Lunch, as well as the poster/demo session will take place in the Brown Institute for Media Innovation, found on the main floor of Pulitzer Hall.
Brown Institute for Media Innovation
Pulitzer Hall, Columbia University
2950 Broadway, New York, NY 10027
1) Aloft Harlem, 2296 Frederick Douglass Boulevard
2) NYLO New York City, 2178 Broadway
3) Hudson Hotel, 356 W 58th Street
A complete Columbia University preferred hotel list can be found at brwn.co/hotels. For the best price, request the Columbia Negotiated Rate.
By New York City Public Transit:
Five bus lines (the M4, M5, M11, M60, M104) and one subway line (the #1) serve the Columbia neighborhood. The M60 bus is a direct link between the campus and LaGuardia Airport. The subway stop for the campus is Columbia University/116th Street. Please note: if you begin your subway journey on the #2 or #3 express train, be certain to transfer at 96th Street to the #1 train, as the #2 and #3 trains turn away from Manhattan’s Upper West Side before 116th Street.
By Intercity Train or Bus:
Train service to New York arrives at Grand Central Terminal or Penn Station; bus service arrives at the Port Authority Bus Terminal. From any of these locations, public transportation or taxicab service is available to the campus.
LaGuardia Airport is the closest to the campus; a taxicab ride is about $30 (including a 15% tip), and the M60 city bus goes directly from LaGuardia to the campus every half hour for $2.25 (change only). For visitors arriving at any area airport (including Newark International Airport), public transit is available to the Port Authority Bus Terminal (see paragraph above). Coach service and taxicabs are another option; for example, a taxi directly to campus from Kennedy Airport costs approximately $60 (including a 15% tip).
From Riverside Drive and West 95th Street: Go north on Riverside Drive to 116th Street. Turn right and go two blocks to Broadway and the University’s main gate (which is not open to traffic).
From the North: Take the New York Thruway (I-87) or the New England Thruway (I-95) south to the Cross Bronx Expressway (I-95) in the direction of the George Washington Bridge. Take the exit for the Henry Hudson Parkway south downtown, 9A (the last exit before the bridge). Exit the Parkway at West 95th/96th Street. After the underpass, make a right onto 95th Street and then a left onto Riverside Drive. Follow directions “From Riverside Drive and West 95th Street.”
From the South or West: Take the New Jersey Turnpike north or I-80 east to the George Washington Bridge. As you cross the bridge, take the exit for the Henry Hudson Parkway south downtown. Exit the Parkway at West 95th/96th Street. After the underpass, make a right onto 95th Street and then a left onto Riverside Drive. Follow directions “From Riverside Drive and West 95th Street.”
From Long Island: Take the Long Island Expressway or the Grand Central Parkway west to the Cross Island Parkway north. Cross the Throgs Neck Bridge onto the Cross Bronx Expressway (I-95 south) and proceed as in “By Car from the North.”
From the New York Airports LaGuardia: Take the Grand Central Parkway east to the Whitestone Parkway (I-678). Follow it across the Whitestone Bridge and onto I-95 south. Follow directions above for ”From the North.”
Kennedy: Take the Van Wyck Expressway (I-678) to the Whitestone Bridge and across. Take I-95 south and follow the directions above for “From the North.” Newark: Follow directions above for “From the South or West.”
Street parking and local parking garages may be available. The Central Parking System garage is on West 114th Street between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue; Riverside Church Parking Garage is on West 120th Street between Claremont Avenue and Riverside Drive; CGMC Parking is at 512-520 West 112th Street between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue.
If you are a student presenting at the conference, you are eligible to receive a travel reimbursement of up to $400. To receive your reimbursement, please purchase all travel on your own, and submit the list of documents below upon completion of your visit. Typical payment will be released two business weeks following the submission of tax/travel documents. Note that you will be reimbursed up-to the approved amount.
To receive reimbursement for travel to Columbia University for a Brown Institute-related event, please send an email to the Brown Institute at browninstitute[at]columbia.edu with the documents/information below. Please combine all documents and information into one email with the subject line Travel Reimbursement Documents.
1) PDF of Air/Train/Bus purchase receipt.
2) PDF of Hotel Bill Folio, if hotel reimbursement was approved. Preferred hotels with Columbia rates can be found at brwn.co/hotels
3a) U.S. Citizens: Completed and signed W9 form.
3b) Non-U.S. Citizens: Completed and signed W8 form, as well as scans of your Passport Photo Page and scans documenting entry/exit stamps of the trip, should they exist.
4) Contact information (email and phone) and an address for your reimbursement to be sent to.