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Arthur Ross Greenhouse

The Greenhouse has a custom-designed aluminum and glass shell and fully computerized heating, cooling, ventilation, lighting and watering systems to provide independent, automatic climate control.  A central "peaked" room acts as a general public space and conservatory, housing the teaching collection. The conservatory is flanked by two pairs of research bays that provide dedicated space for specialized research. The complex occupies about 3400 square feet with more than 2100 square feet under glass.


Columbia Athletic Facilities

Columbia University offers one of the largest and most diverse athletics programs in the nation, with 31 men’s and women’s varsity teams competing at the highest intercollegiate level, NCAA Division I.  Barnard women compete alongside Columbia women on the 16 women's teams as part of the Columbia/Barnard Athletic Consortium.  And, all Barnard students have access to the Columbia athletic facilities and to the Barnard Fitness Center.  Potential varsity athletes may want to read more about facilities available at the Baker Athletics Complex, the Campbell Sports Center and Dodge Fitness Center.


Minor Latham Playhouse

The Theatre Department's season of productions in the Minor Latham Playhouse and the Glicker-Milstein Black Box Theatre is a crucible of investigation: the place where professional directors and designers collaborate with undergraduates, using a wide range of classic and contemporary plays and performance practices to shape insights unique to theatrical inquiry today.


Art studio

Visual Arts at Barnard is offered as a concentration within the Art History department requiring equal parts Art History and Studio course work. 

With high ceilings and lots of natural light, Barnard’s art studios, located  in the Diana Center, provide ample space to design and create. View the list of classes posted in the Arts History Department website.


The Quad

First-year students live in traditional-style residence halls clustered around Barnard’s Quad. Upperclass students live in suites and apartments, where lounges and common areas host study breaks and late-night debates.  12 Residence halls accommodate an average of 91 percent of our student body.


Lehman Lawn

The green grasses and flowering magnolia trees of Lehman Lawn make it a favorite for studying or relaxing. It’s also the site of events such as concerts, dance performances, and receptions.


Diana Center Dining

The Millicent Carey McIntosh Student Dining Room, located on the 2nd floor of The Diana Center, is a bright space with lots of natural light offering up pizza, hot meals, salads, sushi, sandwiches, and more for lunch and dinner meals. 

Liz's Place, named for Elizabeth Yeh Singh ’88, the public café on the ground floor.  It is the place for snacks, Starbucks coffee and light meals to go.

of Barnard students major in the sciences or mathematics