Columbia University offers a number of prayer and meditation spaces on the Morningside and Medical campus available for use by students, faculty, and staff.
St. Paul's Chapel
Open Monday-Friday, 9am-9:30pm, and Saturday & Sunday, 12pm-8:30pm, during the academic year. Due to private events, the Chapel opening hours may be changed without prior notice on any given date. Opening times vary when classes are not in session.
The Nave is open for quiet prayer and meditation during Chapel opening hours.
The Chamber is a room on the lower level of St. Paul's Chapel that is open for meditation. CUID holders who wish to use the Chamber for quiet meditation, must first email [email protected] to be added on to a list for access.
Muslim Prayer Rooms
110 Earl Hall
Nussbaum Hall, Hall B, 12th Floor (600 West 113th St.)
Brooks Hall, Room 102
1st Floor, Pauline A. Hartford Chapel
Milstein Chapel, 2nd Floor
Hammer Health Science Building
Lower Level 2-221
To access the prayer room in Hammer, which is non-denominational and open to all, make an online request through [email protected]. They will activate your access usually within 24 hours.
The request should include:
The name of the employee (or student);
The student’s UNI;
The student’s card number
New York-Presbyterian Hospital
The Pauline A. Hartford Memorial Chapel is non-denominational and open 24/7.