The training session will be hosted at Teachers College, Columbia University, located at 525 W. 120th Street. 

The subway station serving Teachers College is the 116th Street stop of the IRT Broadway-Seventh Avenue local. The No. 1 subway train (red line) are local trains serving this station. Be sure that you are on (or transfer to) the local line at the 96th Street Station. The express line (No. 2 or No. 3 trains) does not serve Columbia University.

After entering the building, you will be asked to present your id at the security desk, and you will be issued a temporary guest pass for the week.


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The training session will be hosted at Teachers College, Columbia University, located at 525 W. 120th Street. 

Breakfast/Lunch Dining Near the Teachers College

This list is by no means exhaustive, but offers a few fast options within a 5-minute walk of Teachers College. 

Grace Dodge Dining Hall Teachers College, 525 West 120th Street, Basement of Grace Dodge

Located within Teachers College, the  Grace Dodge Dining Hall serves an array of hot and cold meals, beverages and snacks. 

Joe Coffee 550 W 120th St (at Broadway)

Located on the second level of the building on the corner of Broadway and W 120th, Joe’s is the go-to coffee spot near the Teacher’s College and offers a good selection of pastries and premade sandwiches and salads.

Coffee Cart W 120th (between Broadway and Amsterdam - in front of Joe's)

Coffee Cart - $1 coffee and pastries.

Max Caffe' 1262 Amsterdam Ave (between 122nd and 123rd)

Max Caffe - A homey café with a good assortment of coffee drinks, wraps, salads, and sandwiches. 

The Craftsman 3155 Broadway (between La Salle and Tiemann)

A cocktail bar by night, and a "craft cafe" by day, serving superfood smoothies, healthy eats, raw foods, cold pressed juices and great coffee & teas. 

Chapati House 3153 Broadway (between La Salle and Tiemann)

Standard Indian dishes are prepared to eat in or take out at this modest counter-serve joint. 

Friedman's 1187 Amsterdam Ave (between 118 and 119th)

Friedman's offers gluten-free options, homemade comfort food, and seasonally changing menu items. 

Serafina 1260 Amsterdam Ave (between 122nd and 123rd)

Modern trattoria serving rustic Italian favorites, including homemade pasta.

AppleTree Market & Deli 1225 Amsterdam Avenue (at 120th)

24-hour deli & grocery store offering prepared foods, plus health & convenience products.

Subsconscious 1213 Amsterdam Avenue (between 120th and 119th)

Made-to-order deli sandwich and salad counter, and assortment of snacks.

Center Court Café (The Interfaith Center) 475 Riverside Drive (between 119th and 120th, entrance on Claremont Avenue)

Located within The Interfaith Center, this cafeteria style dining hall offers an array of hot and cold breakfast/lunch options.

Dig Inn Restaurant 2884 Broadway (between 111th and 112th streets)

About a 10 minute walk from Teachers College, Dig Inn offers healthy, farm-to-table options that you order at the counter.

Dinner and Drink Options in the Neighborhood

Pasticci 125 La Salle Street (between Broadway and Claremount)

Basic Italian fare in a homey, semi-subterranean space.

Max Soha 1274 Amsterdam Ave (at W. 123rd Street)

The sister restaurant to Max Caffe', Max Soha offers pasta & home-style entrees offered with regional wines in a cozy, laid-back atmosphere.

Flat Top 1241 Amsterdam Avenue (at 121st Street)

This airy, stylish cafe features elevated bistro cuisine with international influences.

West End Lounge 955 West End Ave (between 107th and 106th)

A back room featuring stand-up comedy & live music bolsters this subterranean, Columbia-area bar. 2-for-1 happy hour from 4-8pm.

Bernheim and Schwartz 2911 Broadway (between 113th and 114th)

German beer hall with modern pub fare in a space with a dining area & back room with communal seats.

Toast 3157 Broadway (between Tiemann Pl & La Salle St)

American comfort fare like burgers & sandwiches in a roomy, retro diner space plus a full bar.

Community Food and Juice 2893 Broadway (between 112th and 113th)

Cafe with healthy emphasis on organic New American fare plus vegetarian choices & a full bar.