Faculty/Staff Festival
Courtesy: Columbia University Athletics

Join Columbia Athletics for the Faculty/Staff Festival, a special FREE pre-game event for faculty and staff (and their families)!


The festival will take place prior to the Basketball doubleheader (Women’s Basketball at 4:30 PM and Men’s Basketball at 7:00 PM) against rival Cornell University on Saturday, January 26, 2013 from 3:00 – 4:15 PM in the University (Blue) Gymnasium (2nd floor of the Dodge Fitness Center).  


This festival is FREE for faculty and staff and their families. Enjoy FREE food and beverages, interactive games for children and appearances from Columbia’s spirit organizations - cheerleaders, dance team, pep band and me, Roar-ee the Lion mascot.  The Faculty/Staff Festival will also feature a number of special events and presentations including welcome remarks from Head Women’s Basketball Coach Paul Nixon. 


The first 200 fans at the festival will get a FREE Columbia wool hat!


Faculty/staff festival attendees are encouraged to purchase tickets to the exciting Columbia Basketball games immediately following the festival.  Tickets are just $15 and include both contests! If you would like to purchase tickets to the basketball games in advance, please visit gocolumbialions.com/tickets.*


Event Schedule:

            3:00-4:15 PM - Faculty/Staff Festival

            4:30 PM – Columbia Women’s Basketball game vs. Cornell

            7:00 PM – Columbia Men’s Basketball game vs. Cornell


I look forward to seeing you on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 3 PM!  You won’t want to miss this great campus event for the family!





*To take advantage of the faculty/staff ticket discount of 20%, please visit the Athletics Ticket Office on the 4th floor of the Dodge Fitness Center during normal business hours prior to gameday.  A valid Columbia University or Barnard College ID is required at the time of purchase.