Gifts for Graduates
Consider commemorating this special occasion for yourself or your graduate with the following traditional items and gifts.
The Columbian is the official yearbook of Columbia College and Columbia Engineering. For purchasing information, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Columbia University Bookstore Merchandise
During the Grad Fair (March 11–13), discounts will be offered on select Columbia and Class of 2014 merchandise. The bookstore is located in the basement of Lerner Hall, at the corner of 115th Street and Broadway. Please contact the Bookstore by phone (212-854-4132) or email for more information or visit the online store to make a purchase.
Class rings may be ordered online through the Columbia University bookstore's graduation vendor, Balfour.
Columbia University diploma frames are available for purchase through the bookstore.
While parents of graduating students will receive a formal printed invitation, you and your graduate may wish to let friends and other family members know of this momentous event with graduation announcements. Custom announcements personalized with the student’s name, degree, and major may be ordered online through the Bookstore's graduation vendor, Balfour. General announcements (no personalization) are available for purchase at the Bookstore.
Columbia Daily Spectator Announcements
The Columbia Daily Spectator, Columbia University's independent student newspaper, will print personal congratulatory messages in its annual Commencement issue. For more details, and to place an order, please visit the Columbia Daily Spectator website.
A professional photographer will take pictures of each graduate as he or she walks across the stage at the Class Day ceremony. These pictures will be available for purchase at a later date. Give the photos as gifts or keep them to always remember this special occasion. Please review the Webcasts & Photography page of this website for additional information.