Welcome! We look forward to helping you find a home for your tenure here at Columbia. Faculty and Staff Housing personnel work closely with the University's Housing Priorities Committee which determines policies and priorities for the allocation of housing to eligible faculty and staff.

The Housing Essentials section will take you through the basics of the faculty housing application process, and includes information on eligibility as well as the types of housing available.

Faculty Housing Application

Eligible officers must apply for housing online. You will receive E-mail confirmation of your application after applying.   

Click here to access My Housing Portal. You will need to create an account before accessing the portal. Once your account is created you may apply for housing.

The Arbor

Columbia's newest building, the Arbor, is located at 3260 Henry Hudson Parkway in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. For information about location, amenities, transportation, and the Riverdale Community, please click here.

To see the current shuttle bus schedule, click here.

Eligibility and Priority

At present, because the demand for housing greatly exceeds the supply of available apartments, only full-time, compensated Officers of Instruction, Research, and Libraries are eligible to apply. In determining who is shown apartments, priority is given to those in greatest need. Read more here.