University-Wide Authorized Vendors:
The furniture vendors mentioned below have set agreements with Columbia University (CU) to become University-wide Authorized Vendors (UwPA) .  
Office Furniture needs to be ordered using a Purchase Order.  Upholstered furniture must meet the CAL TB 133 Fire Code, described below, and must be processed througha Purchase Order in ARC
Adden Furniture
Empire Office
Waldner's Business Environments
University Fire Code Requirements
CU subscribes to the Boston Fire Code for all upholstered furniture items. On January 1, 1995, Boston adopted the testing procedures contained in California Technical Bulletin 133 (CAL TB 133) as its procedure for regulation upholstered furniture. As such, CU will accept the same regulations.

If you need direct assistance with the purchasing of furniture, please come to the LDEOPO or call Bonnie Deutsch at (845) 365-8854.