Contact Us

The Roger Lehecka Double Discovery Center
Columbia University
Alfred Lerner Hall, Room 306
2920 Broadway, MC 2604
New York, NY 10027

Tel: (212) 854-3897
Fax: (212) 854-7457

The Double Discovery Center is accepting applications from students in 9th -12th grades and from Morningside, Manhattanville, Harlem, and Washington Heights OR from our partner NYC schools below:  

  • Park East High School
  • Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics
  • Community Health Academy of the Heights
  • Thurgood Marshall Academy for Learning & Social Change
  • Urban Assembly School for the Performing Arts

For information on our target school programming contact: Michelle Richards,

For information on our programs that take place on Columbia campus contact: Leticia Vasquez, [email protected]

Directions to DDC

The Columbia University campus is accessible by train (#1 or# 9 to 116th Street and Broadway) or bus (M4, M60 or M104 to 116th Street and Broadway or M11 to 116th Street and Amsterdam).

The Double Discovery Center is located on the third floor of Alfred Lerner Hall in Room W-306. The main entrance to Alfred Lerner Hall is located within the Columbia Campus, accessible through the first black gate at 115th Street and Broadway. Visitors must stop at the Lerner Hall information desk and receive a pass to enter. Visitors are kindly asked to have a photo ID and proof of COVID vaccination to enter Lerner Hall.