GradZone: (n) (grad' zon)

1. A monthly newsletter sent November–May to graduating CC and SEAS students to help them complete the tasks necessary to graduate and stay in the know about Class Day and University Commencement. Families of graduates will also receive monthly graduation-related emails.

2. A website with the most current graduation information for graduating CC and SEAS undergraduates and their families.

If you are seeking information for another school at Columbia University, please visit the Commencement website and select the school from the list provided.

News and Updates

Make sure your online video player is updated so you can stream the live webcasts for our Class Days (Engineering | College) and the live webcast for Commencement!

Columbia has created a Commencement microsite--check it out for the time-lapse video of guests filling up the lawns. It will surely build your excitement for the big day!

Check out the Columbia University Commencement Week 2014 mobile app for essential on-the-go Commencement Day, Baccalaureate Service, and Class Day details! Check ceremony schedules, understand campus access, view maps, and more.

Award-winning actor and screenwriter Dan Futterman CC ’89 named Columbia College Class Day speaker!

Jon Oringer, founder and chief executive officer of Shutterstock Inc., will be the keynote speaker for Columbia Engineering’s Class Day ceremony!


Ceremony Dates & Times

Engineering Class Day (SEAS)
Monday, May 19, 2014
5:00–7:30 p.m.

Columbia College Class Day
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

University Commencement
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Procession begins at 9:30 a.m.



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