The Kellogg Center at SIPA

The Kellogg Center

Features beautiful views of the New York cityscape

The Kellogg Center is on the top floor of Columbia University’s International Affairs Building in New York City’s Morningside Heights neighborhood. The Center contains four spaces of various sizes, available for a wide range of events such as conferences or receptions.

The Foyer

Capacity: 70

The Foyer may be used in conjunction with the Dag Hammarskjold room or separately as a reception space. It features a southern view of midtown Manhattan. 

The Dag Hammarskjold Room

Room 1501

Capacity: 141

The Dag Hammarskjold room may be used as an auditorium, dining room, or reception space. With floor-to-ceiling windows on three sides, the room features northern and southern views, including the George Washington bridge and midtown Manhattan.

Room 1512

Capacity: 40 (meeting) or 70 (auditorium)

Room 1512 may be arranged as a meeting space with eight tables in a u-shape, seating 38; auditorium-style with 70 chairs facing a lectern or table. The room features a southern view of midtown Manhattan. 

Room 1516

Capacity: 22 (10 chairs around the table and 12 chairs along the perimeter)

Room 1516 is prioritized for SIPA leadership. The meeting space has 10 chairs around a center table and 12 chairs  around the perimeter.  

Room reservation

The Kellogg Center (1501 and 1512) has a new reservation system through EMS. Staff & Faculty: You can sign in using your Columbia UNI by clicking the "Sign In With Your UNI" green button on the log-in page. Instructions can be found in the SIPA Kellogg Center EMS Reservation Handbook.

  • Room Pricing: For room pricing, email the Kellogg Center management staff at [email protected].

    Room services, such as setup, cleaning, and security are priced according to rates set by the Columbia University Department of Facilities. 

  • Audio/Visual Equipment:

    Room 1501: 
    AV equipment can be requested from SIPA AV by submitting the online AV equipment form 3 business days in advance. 

    Other Rooms: Access to AV equipment for the 1510 and 1512 can be arranged through SIPA AV by submitting the online AV equipment form.

  • Security: Security must be discussed with the Kellogg Center manager. The University’s Office of Public Safety requires contact information for any speaker from outside the University in order to evaluate security needs.

    The New York City Fire Code and University alcohol policies will be strictly enforced. 

Contact Us

The Kellogg Center

School of International and Public Affairs

420 West 118th St.

New York, NY 10027

[email protected]



Audiovisual services are available to SIPA students, faculty, and administration.