Congratulations Graduates!

Congratulations Graduates,

Columbia College Chicago will hold four in-person Commencement ceremonies on May 11 and 12, 2024, at the Arie Crown Theater, located at 2301 S. Jean Baptiste DuSable Lake Shore Drive. All graduates will be given six tickets.

If you intend to participate in the ceremony, please continue to monitor your Columbia email, this Commencement website, or the All Things Commencement group in the Engage Portal.

2024 Commencement Ceremony Schedule

Saturday, May 11

Ceremony 1 - 10 a.m.

American Sign Language (U)
English and Creative Writing (U/G)
Science & Math (U)
Dance (U/G)
Theatre (U/G)
Fashion Studies (U)
Cultural Studies

Ceremony 2 - 3 p.m.

Business and Entrepreneurship (U/G)
Communication (U/G)
Audio Arts and Acoustics (U)
Photography (U/G)

Sunday, May 12

Ceremony 3 - 10 a.m.

Cinema and Television Arts (U/G)

Ceremony 4 - 3 p.m.

Art | Design (U/G)
Music (U/G)
Interactive Arts and Media (includes Animation) (U)


Hats off to you, Class of 2024! You’ve accomplished so much in your time at Columbia. Learn more about the class of 2024 as a whole and by department in Celebrating the Class of 2024.