In This Newsletter

  • Are you planning to Graduate?
  • Update Your Information
  • What's the difference between Class Day and Commencement anyway?
  • The Columbian
  • Senior Portraits
  • Important Dates

Dear Seniors,

Congratulations! Your graduation is less than seven months away. Although the Columbia community is eager to celebrate with you, there are still a few more steps to take on your way to Class Day and Commencement, such as applying for your degree.

To help you and your families prepare for this momentous occasion, Student Affairs will be in contact with you throughout the coming months. Look for the "GradZone" subject line in your email inbox for details about ceremonies and events, as well as information on ordering your cap and gown, the bookstore Grad Fair, and much more. This information is also avilable on the GradZone website -- Add it to your web browser favorites, and check back often for updated information!

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Are you planning to Graduate?

Make sure you apply for your degree ASAP! Applying for your degree ensures that your family will receive invitations to Class Day, you will be able to pick up your Commencement tickets, and your name will appear in the Class Day program. After you have completed this very important step, please follow the rest of the graduation checklist list to make the most of your last semester.

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News & Announcements

Update Your Information

With graduation invitations, announcements, and other information soon to be mailed, make sure your records are up to date in SSOL.

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What's the difference between Class Day and Commencement anyway?

Want to know at which ceremony you get to walk across the stage? Trying to explain the difference between Class Day and Commencement to your family? Here's the info you need.

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The Columbian

The Columbian is the official yearbook for Columbia College and The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science. Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind keepsake that will last a lifetime as you cherish the moments from your college experience.

The Columbia traditions, campus events, …

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Senior Portraits

Want to be included in the 2013 Columbian? Want to take photos in your cap and gown? Want to have photos as a keepsake? Then schedule your appointment now for senior portraits!

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Important Dates

Deadline for May 2013 Graduates to Apply for Degree
Baccalaureate Service (To Be Confirmed)
Columbia Engineering Class Day
Columbia College Class Day
University Commencement