Travel & Venue


The 2018 Learning Analytics Summer Institute will be co-hosted by New York University and Teachers College Columbia University. The event will take place on the Teachers College Columbia University campus. All speakers, workshops, and tutorials will take place within Horace Mann Hall. Please see the interactive map below for detailed location information.

In addition to great networking, workshop and tutorial sessions, and speakers, the LASI18 organizers have arranged for a Monday night welcome reception at Teachers College and a Tuesday evening visit to NYU’s trailblazing interdisciplinary MAGNET facility on the Brooklyn campus where computer scientists, educators and artists work shoulder to shoulder on exciting challenges at the intersection of technology and society.

Did we mention that LASI18 is in NYC?! Come join us and then stay for a few days, there is so much to see and do – for detailed information on all things nyc, visit

Venue Information:
All LASI18 events, workshops and tutorials will take place at Teachers College Columbia University in Horace Mann & Zankel Hall (except for the June 12 NYU LEARN event in Brooklyn). Please see updated map here.

  • If traveling by Subway, you’ll want to take the 1 train to 116 Street-Columbia University/Broadway. From there you’ll walk up Broadway to 120th Street.
  • On MONDAY, 6/11, please enter Teachers College on the North side, in the middle of the block, on 120th St between Amsterdam Ave and Broadway, at the main building, Zankel Hall.
    • LASI Registration will take place in Zankel Hall on Monday only.
  • On TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY, please enter Horace Mann directly from Broadway. There will be Teachers College Public Safety Officers at the entrance on Broadway for LASI attendees only. This entrance will only be accessible for limited hours each morning of the event, from 7:30am to 9:30am on Tuesday and Wednesday. Outside of these hours, all attendees will need to enter through the main entrance of Zankel Hall with their event badges.

Additional Travel Information:
Please review some information courtesy of Columbia University on how to travel to and from the University.

In addition, here are some airport transportation options.

Estimated Taxi/Uber/Lyft Costs. These will vary depending on service, traffic and destinations.
LGA to Columbia – $32 – $41
JFK to Columbia – $61-$80
Newar to Columbia – $52-$62

Airtrain – You can take the Airtrain from JFK and Newark Airports. Please use the provided links to research the Airtrain options to your destinations.
JFK to/from Columbia – approx $8.75 ($5 airtrain +2.75 MTA subway +1 for new Metrocard)
Newark to/from Columbia – approx 16.75 (13 airtrain/njtransit +2.75 subway +$1 for new card)

Bus – Please use the provided links to research the Bus options to your destinations.
LGA to/from Columbia – $2.75

Shuttle Service – Please use the provided links to research the shuttle options to your destinations. The estimates below are to one of the hotels nearby Teachers College, Columbia University. Rates will vary based on destinations.
From LGA to Aloft – approx $22
From JFK to Aloft – approx $24
From Newark to Aloft – approx $23


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