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Columbia University Facilities oversees all construction activities at the University, and we are commited to providing state-of-the-art faciilities for students, faculty, and staff.

Starting a construction project or renovation? 


Click on "Initiate a Project" to start a major construction or renovation project on Columbia's campus. 

If you are in need of smaller services, such as painting and cleanup (not major projects), please request a service



Seeking information on construction projects?

View our pages on "Current Construction Projects" and "Past Construction Projects" for a complete listing. 

Within each section, you will find information on construction activities, news, construction timelines, community information, architectural renderings, and contact information.  

To request frequent, project-specific updates and information, please e-mail [email protected].

Interested in working with us?

Thank you for your interest in working with Columbia University. Over the past several months, we have experienced a significant increase in interest from construction-related vendors and contractors interested in working with Columbia.

In order to improve our service and provide a more timely response to interested construction-related vendors and contractors, we are currently updating our systems and will not be adding additional vendors/contractors to our portfolio at this time.

For more information on working with Columbia University Facilities, please read through our Guide to Working with Columbia.

As a service to those interested in employment with construction firms currently working at Columbia, we have developed a referral process at http://www.facil.columbia.edu/cref.

Questions or Comments?

Have a question, comment or concern about one of our construction projects? Please contact our Services Center at (212) 854-2222 or e-mail [email protected], so we can immediately address your concerns. 

Photo Above: Northwest Corner Building c/o David Sundberg/Esto