Directions and Maps

The Columbia University Department of Art History and Archaeology is located on the 8th floor of Schermerhorn Hall.

Schermerhorn Hall

The Columbia campus on Google Maps

How to get to the Columbia campus:

By New York City Public Transportation
Five bus lines (M4, M5, M11, M60, M104) and one subway line (the No.1 Bronxbound local) serve the Columbia neighborhood. The M60 bus is a direct link between campus and LaGuardia Airport. The Columbia stop is 116th Street. Do not use IRT express trains Nos. 2 and 3, which follow a different route and do not stop at Columbia University; if you do, be certain to transfer at 96th Street to the No.1 local.

By Car 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 (the last exit before the bridge). Exit the Parkway at West 95th Street and Riverside Drive and follow the directions from Riverside Dr. and 95th Street.

By Car from 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. Exit the Parkway at West 95th Street and Riverside Drive and follow the directions from Riverside Dr. and 95th Street.

By Car 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."

By Car 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 "By Car from the North." Kennedy: Take the Van Wyck Expressway (I-678) to the Whitestone Bridge and across. Get onto I-95 south and follow the directions above under "By Car from the North." Newark: Follow directions under "By Car from the South or West."

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. Please note that the main gate is not open to traffic.


You may park on the street or use the local parking garages. The 512-520 Garage is located at the corner of 112th Street and Amsterdam; the Riverside Church Parking Garage is located on 120th Street between Claremont Avenue and Riverside Drive.

By Train or Bus

Trains to New York arrive at Grand Central Station or Pennsylvania Station, while buses stop at the Port Authority Bus Terminal, where a visitor can take either public transportation or a taxi north to the campus.

By Air

For visitors coming into LaGuardia, Kennedy, or Newark airports, taxi service is available to the campus (about $20 from LaGuardia, at least $40 from Kennedy), and there is bus service to Grand Central Station and the Port Authority Bus Terminal. Bus service directly from LaGuardia airport to Columbia, the M60 city bus, is also available.