Eligibility for University Parking

Parking at the Morningside, Manhattanville, and Arbor garages is governed by the Morningside Campus Parking Policy; the below provides a summary of the key eligibity criteria detailed in the policy.  For information regarding parking at the Irving Medical Center campus, please contact the CUIMC Facilities Parking Office.

24-hour Parking
Morningside Garages
Fulll-time Columbia faculty and administrators Grade 14 and above who live north of West 96th Street and south of West 145th Street or who live in University housing in Manhattan outside those boundaries are eligible to apply for University 24-hour parking in the Morningside garages.  

Arbor Garage
All residents of the Arbor, including post-doctoral officers of research and graduate students, are eligible for parking in the Arbor Garage.

Interchurch Center Garage
As per Interchurch Center policy, spaces there are only available to those working in the building, and accordingly eligibility for assignment to this garage is limited to faculty and administrators with University-leased offices in Interchurch Center. 

Commuter Parking 
Full-time Columbia faculty, adjunct Columbia faculty, and administrators Grade 14 and above who reside outside Manhattan are eligible to apply for University commuter parking.

Due to the closure of the Engineering Terrace Garage for repairs during the summer of 2019, new applications for commuter parking will only be considered for a start date of
September 1, 2019 or later.  

Please see Parking Alternatives for a list of nearby private garages.

Parking for Barnard College, Teachers College, and other Affiliated Institutions
Parking is not available for affiliates of Barnard College, Teachers College, and other affiliated institutions except for Barnard College faculty currently residing in Columbia University housing.

Parking for Columbia Students
24-hour parking at the Arbor Garage is available for all residents of that building, including students.  Parking in Morningside garages is not available for Columbia students except those enrolled in evening and Saturday classes, who may park from 4 pm to 11 pm on weekdays and from 8 am to 6 pm on Saturdays on class days only.  A current class schedule must be provided.  For an application, click here.

For further eligibility requirements, click here .

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