General Studies

Congratulations to the Class of 2021! Contact your individual school with questions related to Class Day ceremonies, and visit the Graduating Students and Announcements pages for the most current updates.

Graduating student holding General Studies owl statue

Fill the lookbook with your memories!

Did you party at Grad Walk or snap a pic with the virtual photo booth? Or maybe you created your own special Grad Walk at home! Share your photos here or tag Columbia and use #RoarLions2021

Continue down memory lane and check out everyone’s photos and more below!


This ceremony celebrates the accomplishments of graduating students from the School of General Studies.


Ceremony Details

Date: Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Time: 11:00 a.m. (EDT)
Speaker: Elegance Bratton, GS '14, Author, Filmmaker, and Photographer

Registration: Graduate Class Day Survey will be emailed directly to graduates from GS Student Life.

Diplomas: Diplomas will be mailed following graduation to the "Diploma (DP) Address" that is on file, based on each graduate’s degree conferral date in April, May, and June of 2021. Verify or update your DP address on Student Services Online (SSOL). Please contact [email protected] with any additional questions.

School Graduation Website: gs.columbia.edu/content/graduation 

School Contact: 
GS Student Life
[email protected] 
(212) 854-9536