Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

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.

Graduating students seated for commencement ceremony

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences holds two convocations to honor its graduating students.


PhD Convocation

Date: TBA 
Time: TBA 

Diplomas: Diplomas will be mailed to the student's address on file.

School Graduation Website: gsas.columbia.edu/graduate-life/convocation

School Contact: 
Erin Hussein
eez1@columbia.edu 
(212) 854-6728


MA Convocation

This ceremony celebrates the accomplishments of all MA candidates in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Students' names are read as they process across the stage.

Date: TBA 
Time: TBA 

Diplomas: Diplomas will be mailed to the student's address on file.

School Graduation Website: gsas.columbia.edu/graduate-life/convocation

School Contact: 
Erin Hussein
eez1@columbia.edu 
(212) 854-6728