Most continuing dental education courses are held at CUMC, located at West 168th Street between Broadway and Fort Washington Avenue, in the Washington Heights neighborhood. This is immediately southeast of the George Washington Bridge in the Heights/Inwood section of northern Manhattan. Courses are also held occassionally at the Morningside campus or conference facilities in midtown Manhattan. Note that specific location details will be provided at time of registration.

General directions:

Courses are typically held in the following buildings:

Presbyterian Hospital

622 West 168th Street

(btwn. Broadway & Fort Washington)

New York, NY 10032

Hammer Health Sciences Center

701 West 168th Street

(corner of Fort Washington)

Russ Berrie Pavilion

1150 Saint Nicholas Avenue

(corner of West 168th Street)

Vanderbilt Clinic, 8th & 9th Floors

622 West 168th Street

*hands-on courses onl

CUMC Campus Map

Parking at CUMC

GETTING TO CUMC - By Public Transportation

Subway - Take the A (express), C, #1 trains to the 168th Street Station. 

Bus - A number of city buses serve the medical center: M-2, 3, 4, 5 and 100. 

For additional bus and subway information, call the Transit Authority at 718-330-1234.

GETTING TO CUMC - By Automobile

The fastest, most convenient way to reach the medical center is to follow directions to the George Washington Bridge. Then exit onto Riverside Drive. From there, proceed south and turn left onto West 165th Street (the first left), and then right onto Fort Washington Avenue.

  • From Upstate New York and New Jersey - After crossing the GWB, follow signs to the Henry Hudson (also called the West Side Highway) and then to Riverside Drive.
  • From Riverdale and Westchester via the Saw Mill River Parkway - Exit the Henry Hudson Parkway at the Riverside Drive exit, which is immediately past the George Washington Bridge.
  • From Westchester, Connecticut or the East Side of Manhattan via the Major Deegan, Cross-Bronx Expressway or Harlem River Drive approaching the GWB - take the Henry Hudson Parkway, stay to the left and follow signs to Riverside Drive.
  • From the Westside of Manhattan - Take the Henry Hudson Parkway (aka West Side Highway) to exit 15-Riverside Drive South.


Several courses each year are held at off-campus sites around Manhattan. We have provided information on some of these locations below. Click the site names to view directions.

Columbia University Faculty House

64 Morningside Drive

(enter on West 116th Street)

CUNY Graduate Center

365 Fifth Avenue

(between 34th & 35th Streets


Columbia University-Lerner Hall

Morningside Campus

Broadway at 115th Street 

Please note that all course participants receive specific location details upon confirmation of registration.