Student and Family Support

In This Newsletter

  • Commencement Ticket Update
  • Do You Need Class Day Tickets?
  • Student GradZone Emails
  • Check Out the Senior Checklist
  • International Travel Documentation
  • Bookmark the GradZone Website
  • Upcoming Events
  • Important Dates

Columbia University Commencement

Commencement Ticket Update

The University Commencement Office recently announced that undergraduate degree candidates in Columbia College and Columbia Engineering will receive up to 4 tickets for University Commencement. Detailed Commencement ticket registration instructions will be made available to students in the spring semester.

News & Announcements

Do You Need Class Day Tickets?

No! While tickets are required for University Commencement on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, tickets are not required for Columbia College and Columbia Engineering Class Day celebrations. Seating is general admission.

Student GradZone Emails

We know Columbia seniors are very busy. Next time you talk to your son or daughter, inquire if s/he is reading the GradZone newsletters. If not, encourage him/her to take a few minutes and catch up on all the latest graduation news and information.

Check Out the Senior Checklist

Curious about what your Columbia student needs to do to participate in Class Day and Commencement? Visit the Senior Checklist for more details.

International Travel Documentation

If your family needs verification for travel documents or visas, please have your student contact his or her advising dean, who will provide an official letter in support of your travel.

Bookmark the GradZone Website

We want your visit to campus in May to be celebratory and memorable! Bookmark our GradZone site today so you can stay informed about all the latest graduation news and happenings.


Upcoming Events

Baccalaureate Service
Columbia Engineering Class Day
Columbia College Class Day
Columbia University Commencement

Important Dates

Commencement Housing Applications Available
Residence Halls Close for Seniors at Noon

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