The Heyman Center
The Heyman Center for the Humanities is located on East Campus. Enter the main Columbia gates at 116th Street and Broadway, and walk up the steps of Low Library. Turn right (east) at the top of the first set of steps, and keep walking east until you come to Philosophy Hall. Turn left (north) at Philosophy Hall and walk until you see a ramp on your right going (east) over Amsterdam Avenue.
Take that ramp and walk straight ahead, past the law school on your right and Casa Italiana and the International Affairs Building on your left until you come to a short flight of steps going into the East Campus Residential Center. Take those steps, which will bring you to a security booth for East Campus Residential housing.
Show a picture ID to the guard and walk straight (north) through the courtyard. You will see the Heyman Center building in front of you.
Two Alternative Routes:
Enter the Wien Hall Gate on 116th Street between Amsterdam Avenue and Morningside Drive. Walk past Wien Hall, then turn right and make a sharp turn up the staircase to the left, which leads to East Campus. Check in with the guard and follow the sign to the Heyman Center.
Enter the International Affairs Building at 420 118th Street. Take the elevators to the 6th Floor and exit the building through the southern doors. The entrance to East Campus will be at the far left (southeastern) corner of the courtyard. Take the stairs up to East Campus. Check in with the guard and walk through the courtyard to the Heyman Center.
As we are committed to providing an accessible and welcoming environment for attendees, individuals with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations or have questions about physical access may contact Kay Zhang (212-854-0022) or the Office of Disability Services at [email protected] prior to arrival.
There is an accessible entrance via Wien Courtyard, located at 116th Street between Amsterdam Avenue and Morningside Drive; however assistance from Public Safety is required. You may contact them at 212-854-2797.
Second Floor Common Room
Upon entering the Heyman Center, turn left and take the stairs or elevator one flight up. The Common Room is the first right in the second floor hallway.
The Board Room is located on the first floor of the Heyman Center, directly across from the main entrance.
Upon entering the Heyman Center, turn left and take the stairs or elevator one flight down. The Komoda Room is the first right in the Basement-1 level hallway.
Heyman Center Lounge
Upon entering the Heyman Center, turn left and take the stairs or elevator one flight up. The Lounge is located at the end of the second floor hallway.
- The Heyman Center
- Barnard Hall
- Butler Library
- Cowin Auditorium, 147 Horace Mann Hall, Teacher’s College
- International Affairs Building
- Jerome Greene Hall (Law School)
- Low Memorial Library
- Milbank Hall
- Miller Theatre
- Pulitzer Hall (formerly Journalism Hall)
- Schermerhorn Hall
- The Kraft Center
- The Schapiro Center
Columbia University and the Heyman Center encourage persons with disabilities to participate in all programs and activities. Guests with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations or who have questions about physical access may contact the Office of Disability Services at 212-854-2388 or [email protected]. Requests for CART or sign language interpretation should submit a request at least two weeks in advance.