Student Affairs

In This Newsletter

  • Register & Request Tickets for Commencement
  • Commencement Ticket Distribution (May 8-9)
  • No Cap, No Gown? No Ceremony Participation.
  • Senior Week 2013
  • Senior Dinner Registration
  • Be Nostalgic; Send Us Photos.
  • Say "Congrats" in Print! (by May 1)
  • Senior Survival Series (With Prizes!)
  • Upcoming Events
  • Important Dates

Register and request tickets by April 22 so your adoring fans can attend!

Register & Request Tickets for Commencement

Are you planning to attend Commencement? You'll need to do more than just show up the morning of May 22. In addition to applying for your degree and ordering your cap and gown, you'll need to register to attend before April 22. If you have guests coming, you'll also need to request tickets for them when you register. (You get up to four.)

News & Announcements

Commencement Ticket Distribution (May 8-9)

After you've registered for Commencement and have requested tickets for your guests, you'll need to pick them up at our special ticket distribution events on May 8, 1:00-5:00 p.m., and May 9, 4:00-8:00 p.m., in Alfred …

No Cap, No Gown? No Ceremony Participation.

Did you know that academic regalia (cap and gown) is requiredfor all graduates participating in the Baccalaureate Service, Class Day, and Commencement?

Order yours today from the Columbia bookstore …

Senior Week 2013

You are cordially invited to indulge in the festivities of the Class of 2013 as you celebrate your graduation from Columbia University. Be prepared to be transported back to an era of unparalleled extravagance and innovation. Check out the Senior Week website

Senior Dinner Registration

On Tuesday, May 7, celebrate all that you've accomplished with your school dean, favorite faculty, and fellow classmates. Cocktail attire is requested, as are enthusiasm and a sense of humor (needed for all the photos of the festivities).

Columbia College Senior Dinner begins at 8:00 …

Be Nostalgic; Send Us Photos.

Share your fondest memories with friends and family on Class Day. Student Affairs will be collecting photos for a slide show that will play while guests wait for your grand entrance to South Lawns.

Please send up to three of your favorite photos from the past four years to

Say "Congrats" in Print! (by May 1)

Did you know that you can place an advertisement in the yearbook to congratulate a graduating senior or celebrate your time here with a personal memory? For more information, please contact yearbook@columbia.edu. The last day to

Senior Survival Series (With Prizes!)

Attend one or more of the series of April senior survival workshops to be entered into a random drawing for a pair of tickets to the Senior Ball! Your name will be submitted for each workshop you attend.

 

Upcoming Events

Apr
5
Setting Up Your Finances, 12:00 p.m. (noon)
Apr
12
Finding an Apartment in NYC, 12:00 p.m. (noon)
Apr
15
#CUSocMedia: Almost Everything You Should Know About Social Media, 5:30 p.m.
Apr
19
What to Expect from the First Week of Work, 12:00 p.m. (noon)
Apr
25
Asian Graduation, 6:00 p.m.
May
7
Columbia Engineering Senior Dinner, 7:00 p.m.
May
7
Columbia College Senior Dinner, 8:00 p.m.
May
8
Lavender Graduation, 1:00 p.m.
May
19
Baccalaureate Service, 9:30 a.m.
May
19
Latino Graduation, 12:00 p.m. (noon)
May
19
Black Graduation, 6:30 p.m.
May
20
Columbia Engineering Class Day, 5:00 p.m.
May
21
Columbia College Class Day, 9:30 a.m.
May
22
University Commencement, 10:30 a.m.
May
22
Native Graduation, 2:00 p.m.

Important Dates

Apr
22
Last Day to Register for Commencement Tickets
May
8
Ticket Distribution, 1:00-5:00 p.m.
May
9
Ticket Distribution, 4:00-8:00 p.m.
May
23
Seniors Move Out by 12:00 p.m. (noon)