Room Change Process

If you meet the following criteria, you can apply to transfer to another room or apartment in Columbia University Irving Medical Center on-campus housing:

  • You currently live in a CUIMC residential property -or- You have completed your occupancy agreement, paid your commitment fee, and are waiting to move-in
  • You do not owe rent
  • You are a full-time student

Room Availability

Available housing may include furnished or unfurnished rooms in 50 Haven Ave. ; Georgian Residence; Towers 1, 2, and 3; and 154 Haven Ave. Availability depends on a variety of factors.

Application Process

Current residents interested in moving to a different housing accommodation may request to do so during the Occupancy Agreement Renewal period.

To be considered for a transfer after the Occupancy Agreement Renewal period, please log-in to the housing portal and select "Wait List" in the menu bar. You will be able to add yourself to a wait list by room type. Additionally, you can include any relevant comments (i.e. "I prefer Tower 2, Tower 1, and Tower 3 in that order" or "I prefer only Tower 2")  that will help our assignments team find the best possible match for you.