Congratulations Class of 2020

Columbia's 2020 Commencement ceremonies will be held at the beautiful and historic Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Dr. This venue has a stunning historic atmosphere, abundant seating and is conveniently located near hotels and parking.

  • Ceremony Schedule

    Saturday, May 16, 2020

    10:00 A.M
    American Sign Language (U)
    Science and Mathematics (Art and Materials Conservation)(U)
    English and Creative Writing (G)(U)
    Cultural Studies (G)(U)
    Early Childhood Education (U)
    Dance – includes Creative Arts Therapies (G)(U)
    Theatre (G)(U)
    Fashion Studies (U)

    2:00 P.M.
    Business and Entrepreneurship (G)(U)
    Communication (G)(U)
    Audio Arts and Acoustics (U)
    Photography (G)(U)


    Sunday, May 17, 2020

    10:00 A.M.
    Cinema and Television Arts (G)(U)

    2:00 P.M.
    Art and Art History (G)(U)
    Design (U)
    Music (G)(U)
    Interactive Arts and Media (includes Animation) (U)
  • Commencement Booklet

Class of 2020, the official Graduation Check List will help you stay organized in preparation for all graduation requirements. Follow these steps and you’ll be well on your way to a successful and celebratory culmination of your Columbia student experience. Make sure you check back frequently for any updates and to check off the boxes on your list!

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