Directions and Parking
Directions: Enter on Broadway at 116th Street. Address: 2970 Broadway. Low Library is at the north side of College Walk.
Wheelchair: Enter from Broadway. Pass Miller Theatre to left. Take elevator from Low Plaza to access Low Library.
Street parking may be available.
Rapid Park Parking (at Riverside Church), 480 Riverside Drive, enter on 120th, (212) 870-6736
By New York City Public Transit
Five bus lines (the M4, M5, M11, M60, M104) and one subway line (the #1) serve the Columbia neighborhood. The M60 Select Bus Service is a direct link between the campus and LaGuardia Airport. The subway stop for the campus is Columbia University/116th Street. Please note: if you begin your subway journey on the #2 or #3 express train, be certain to transfer at 96th Street to the #1 train, as the #2 and #3 trains turn away from Manhattan’s Upper West Side before 116th Street.
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 (which is not open to traffic).
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 downtown, 9A (the last exit before the bridge). Exit the Parkway at West 95th/96th Street. After the underpass, make a right onto 95th Street and then a left onto Riverside Drive. Follow directions “From Riverside Drive and West 95th Street.”
From the 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 downtown. Exit the Parkway at West 95th/96th Street. After the underpass, make a right onto 95th Street and then a left onto Riverside Drive. Follow directions “From Riverside Drive and West 95th Street.”
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.”