Congratulations to the Class of 2021! University Commencement will be held on Friday, April 30. More Commencement related information will be announced by early-February of 2021. Please check back and visit our Announcements page for the most current updates.

School of the Arts graduates shaking tambourines

This ceremony celebrates the accomplishments of the graduating students from the School of the Arts.

Ceremony Details

Date: TBA 
Time: TBA 
Speaker: TBA


Paper Diplomas: Paper diplomas are sent to the address listed in SSOL. International delivery may take longer than domestic. For questions please contact the Diploma Division of the Registrar's Office in 210 Kent Hall at (212) 854-8319 or at Students should also make sure they do not have a hold on their account in SSOL, as a diploma will not be released until the issue is resolved and the hold is removed.

Digital Diplomas: Students may choose to access the digital diploma through a personalized link that will be sent to their Columbia email shortly following Commencement. For questions regarding the new digital diploma, please contact the Student Services Center at

School Graduation Website: 

School Contact Email:
SOA Student Affairs 
(212) 851-0248