Graduation Checklist

You are ready to graduate! Now what? Follow these steps and you’ll be well on your way to a successful and celebratory culmination of your Columbia student experience.

PREPARE TO GRADUATE - COLUM.EDU/GRADUATIONCHECKLIST

PREPARE FOR YOUR CAREER - COLUM.EDU/CAREERCENTER

  • Activate your account in Handshake for jobs, events, and Career Center appointments
  • Polish your resume with a Peer Coach
  • Strengthen your portfolio with a Creative Industry Liaison
  • Collaborate with a graphic designer for personally branded business cards
  • Update your Portfolium profile and website
  • Stop by the Career Center before you graduate, Career Center services are only extended to alumni within six months of graduation
  • Connect with us at: colum.edu/careercenter, careercenter@colum.edu, 312-369-7280

MANIFEST - COLUM.EDU/MANIFEST

Contact your department’s Manifest liaison in the spring by visiting colum.edu/manifest. Also check the Manifest website and your loopmail for information about these events for graduates!

  • Graduating Student Lunch & Class T-Shirt Pick-Up
  • Graduating Student Parade | The Manifest Kick-Off
  • SPB Presents: The Grad Party!

COMMENCEMENT - COLUM.EDU/COMMENCEMENT