The Directory lists contact information for departments in Human Resources (HR) and HR-related offices, including Benefits, Employment, Tuition Programs, Retirement, Client Services, Labor Relations and Learning & Development.

HR Offices & Departments

Human Resources Service Center

Phone: 212-851-2888


Common Tax Forms

Payroll Tax Questions (W-2s & other tax forms)

Payroll and Related Questions

Visit Benefits

622 W. 132nd Street, MC 8704
Studebaker 4th Floor
New York , NY 10027

Contact us for benefits questions, including:

  • Medical, Dental, Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
  • Transit/Parking
  • Life Insurance
  • Leaves of Absence
  • Cobra, Pension and Tax-Deferred Annuities
  • Tuition Exemption
  • General Benefits Policies and Procedures

Through the CUBES, the CU Benefits Enrollment System, you can:

  • View your benefits information
  • Change your benefits if you have a Qualified Life Status Change
  • Enroll in or change your Voluntary Retirement Savings Plan election

Careers at Columbia

Morningside, Nevis Laboratories and Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Positions

Columbia University Medical Center Positions

Employment Verification Service

For those employed at Columbia prior to 2006, please call the HR Service Center at 212-851-2888.

Columbia Employment Information Center offers job search assistance and job readiness workshops free of charge.

3180 Broadway @ 125th Street
Phone: 212-851-1551 (24-hour hotline)
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 am - 5 pm

Visit CEIC

For EOAA policy questions, please contact:

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
103 Low Library, MC 4333

Report an incident of discrimination, harassment or gender-based misconduct

For HR staff policy questions, please contact:

Daniel L. Driscoll
Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

622 W. 132nd Street, MC 8704
Studebaker 4th Floor
New York, NY 10027
Phone: (212) 851-7008
Fax: (212) 851-7023

Linda Lupiani, Executive Director of Client Services

Andys Brito, HR Generalist

Maritza Flores, Client Manager

Lauren Johnson, HR generalist

Christopher Lee, Client Manager

Christine McPherson, Client Manager

622 W. 132nd Street, MC 8704
Studebaker 4th Floor
New York , NY 10027

  • Phone: (212) 851-2888
  • Contact the HR Service Center for help with Payroll, myColumbia, and Job Applications

622 W. 132nd Street, MC 8705
Studebaker 4th Floor
New York , NY 10027

Pilar Alayo, Manager, HR Reporting

Studebaker MC 8710
622 W. 132nd Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10027

Office hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Labor information for Managers

Labor information for Employees

Officer of Labor & Employee Relations

Brandi Bonaparte, Manager, Labor Relations (Morningside)

Mary Ann Carlese, Director, Labor Relations (CUMC)

Dan Driscoll, Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer

Idina Gorman, Director, Labor and Employee Relations (Morningside)

Camille Nicholson, Office Manager, Labor Relations & Unemployment

Cotia Smith, Coordinator, Labor Relations (CUMC)

Mirian Stincone, Assistant Director, Labor and Employee Relations (Morningside)

See "Union Contacts" below for individual contact info for the staff union offices.

HR Learning & Development

622 W. 132nd Street, MC 8709
Studebaker, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10027

CUHR Leave Management

615 West 131st Street, MC 8703
Studebaker 4th Floor
New York, NY 10027

Lamont-Doherty Human Resources

61 Route 9W
Administration Building, Room 208
Palisades, NY 10964

  • Phone: 845-365-8847

Medical Center Human Resources 

Georgian Building
617 West 168th Street, 2nd Floor
New York , NY 10032

  • Phone: 212-305-3819
  • Fax: 212-305-5728


Questions and instructions regarding MyColumbia / People@Columbia (PAC) or Personnel Action Forms (PAFs):

Visit the HR Service Center

Tuition Programs 

HR BENEFITS: Tuition Program Benefits coverage and eligibility for you, your dependents

  • Email to submit a question
  • Phone: 212-851-7000 (Benefits Service Center)

STUDENT FINANCIAL SERVICES: Tuition Exemption Processing and Student Account Information

  • Email to submit a question

EBPA: College and Primary Tuition Scholarship application status and processing

  • Email to submit a question


Camille Nicholson
Studebaker MC 8710
622 W. 132nd Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10027

Local 32BJ, AFL-CIO: (212) 889-4100

Local 100, AFL-CIO:  (212) 541-4226

Local 241, TWU, AFL-CIO, Maintenance and Custodial: (212) 851-1697

Local 241, TWU, AFL-CIO, Security Officers: (212) 851-1697

Local 241, TWU, AFL-CIO, Maintenance and Custodial Employees at Lamont Doherty: (212) 851-1697

Local 1199, SEIU, AFL-CIO, Clerical Employees: (212) 261-2430

Local 1199 SEIU, AFL-CIO, Cafeteria Employees: (212) 261-2430

Local 2110, UAW, AFL-CIO: (212) 749-6703

Marine Engineer Benevolent Association (MEBA), AFL-CIO: (201) 433-7700

Masters, Mates and Pilots, MM&P: (201) 963-1900

Local 1199 SEIU (SSA), AFL-CIO: (212) 305-4115

Local 95, DC 1707, AFL-CIO (Headstart): (212) 219-0022