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Many Columbia retail tenants near the Morningside, Manhattanville, and Irving Medical Center campuses have modified their service and remain open to fulfill takeout and delivery orders. We are providing a list of Columbia tenants that have informed us that they are open and providing service during this time.

Conference brought together leaders in higher education construction in NYC in midst of coronavirus pandemic

Due to COVID-19, only essential personnel are required to be physically present on campus. Earlier this week, all academic and administrative buildings on the Morningside campus with card-reader-only access were set to weekend access.

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the University decides to offer two months of free rent to qualifying local businesses.  

inFO is a monthly email with news from across Columbia University Facilities & Operations. Check out the March 2020 edition here.

The CU Grow: Vendor Development Program launched its 2020 cohort on February 19 with a matching ceremony that introduced executives of 21 minority-, women-, and locally owned (MWL) firms to their dedicated coaches that they will work with over the next nine months of the program. 

Using the architect’s original plan as a guide, the Capital Project Management team led a two-year restoration project that earned the New York Landmarks Conservancy’s highest honors for excellence in preservation.

On February 19, Columbia Dining hosted its third annual “Food Fight” event as part of the Battle of the Dining Halls, an epic cook-off between the University’s three residential dining halls

inFO is a monthly email with news from across Columbia University Facilities & Operations. Check out the February 2020 edition here.

Each year, Facilities and Operations utilizes winter break to perform a significant amount of projects across the University, many that could only have been completed when the campus is less populated.  This winter break was no different, with Facilities and Operations completing a wide range of projects at the Morningside campus, including grounds improvements, classroom upgrades, and public space refreshes. 

Dos Toros Taqueria, a fast-casual restaurant known for NorCal–inspired Taqueria cuisine, is the latest Columbia University retail tenant to open its doors.  Patrons can celebrate the opening with Dos Toros and receive a $5 burrito today (February 12) at their new location during the times of 11:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Vicki Dunn, Assistant Vice President of Dining, was recognized for the second time as one of the most influential women in the Education sector of Total Food Services list of Top Women in Metro New York Foodservice & Hospitality.

Inspired by work with the Earth Institute, Columbia Event Management is excited to offer a Sustainable Living menu curated to feature local ingredients, focusing on vegan and vegetarian options. Menu selections are updated frequently to reflect fresh and seasonal options. 

Columbia University has earned a Diamond Engineering Excellence Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of New York (ACEC-NY) for the design and construction of the below-grade foundations for Columbia’s new Manhattanville campus.

inFO is a monthly email with news from across Columbia University Facilities & Operations. Check out the January 2020 edition here.