COVID-19 Inquiries

University Commencement is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, in-person on Morningside Campus. More details will be available in the coming weeks. For questions related to Class Day ceremonies, contact your individual school, and visit the announcements page for the most current updates.

Event health and safety policies are dependent on the status of the University's COVID-19 Monitoring Plan and are subject to change.

Columbia University is committed to protecting the health and safety of its community. To attend any Commencement activity or graduation-related event on Columbia campuses, all graduates, visiting alumni, and guests must meet the University requirement of full vaccination status and provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Anyone who is unable to be vaccinated will be required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test (time-stamped photo of an at-home antigen test on the day of each event or email results of a PCR test within 48 hours of the first attended event). Unvaccinated guests over the age of two must wear a non-cloth mask during all events.

Additionally, for indoor graduation-related events, the wearing of non-cloth masks is strongly recommended for all attendees, irrespective of vaccination status. Attendees may remove masks briefly during eating and drinking.

Event health and safety policies are dependent on the status of the University's COVID-19 Monitoring Plan and are subject to change. Please click here for the most current information. Events outside of Columbia campuses may have different requirements for in-person attendance. Please contact your individual school for more details.

Events outside of Columbia campuses may have different requirements for in-person attendance. Please contact your individual school for more details.

 

Columbia University is committed to protecting the health and safety of its community. To attend any Commencement activity or graduation-related event on Columbia campuses, all graduates, visiting alumni, and guests must meet the University requirement of full vaccination status and provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Anyone who is unable to be vaccinated will be required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test (time-stamped photo of an at-home antigen test on the day of each event or email results of a PCR test within 48 hours of the first attended event). Unvaccinated guests over the age of two must wear a non-cloth mask during all events.

Additionally, for indoor graduation-related events, the wearing of non-cloth masks is strongly recommended for all attendees, irrespective of vaccination status. Attendees may remove masks briefly during eating and drinking.

Event health and safety policies are dependent on the status of the University's COVID-19 Monitoring Plan and are subject to change. Please click here for the most current information. Events outside of Columbia campuses may have different requirements for in-person attendance. Please contact your individual school for more details.

Full vaccination status does not include boosters at this time. The University’s COVID-19 mandate has been deferred to the end of May 2022.