To the west of campus is Riverside Park. A stretch of green space abutting the Hudson River, it's a great place to bike, run, or stretch out in the sun. To the east is Morningside Park, which slants down to nearby Harlem.
There are cafes, such as the acclaimed Hungarian Pastry Shop, where you can study over coffee and sweets. You may have class on campus, but while you're at the School your life will stretch for blocks