Congratulations Class of 2019

Columbia's 2019 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.

Reserve your tickets here!

  • Ceremony Schedule

    Saturday, May 11, 2019
    10:00 A.M
    Creative Writing (U/G)
    Cultural Studies (U)
    Early Childhood Education (U)
    Dance (U/G) – includes Creative Arts Therapies
    Theatre (U/G)
    Fashion Studies (U)

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

    Sunday, May 12, 2019
    10:00 A.M.
    Cinema and Television Arts (U/G)
    American Sign Language (U)
    Science and Math (Arts and Materials Conservation) (U)

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

  • Commencement Booklet

Class of 2019, 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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