For Graduates

Graduating students may begin ordering regalia on Monday, March 1, with fulfillment beginning on March 15. Check with your individual school prior to placing your regalia order to find out more about any unique instructions. Learn more and place your order.

All academic attire, including the cap and gown, is ordered through the Columbia University Bookstore.

Fore more information on academic attire, graduation announcements, class rings, and diploma frames, please call the Bookstore directly at 212-854-4132.

Unless arrangements are made for summer housing, graduating Columbia College and SEAS undergraduates must move out of University housing by noon on the day after the University Commencement ceremony.

Based on the degree conferral date for all graduates in April, May and June of 2021, diplomas will be mailed to the "Diploma Address" that is on file in SSOL. October 2020 and February 2021 graduates will have received their diplomas in the mail up to two months following their graduation dates. Please visit the University Registrar for more information.

Please email the Office of Communications and Public Affairs at [email protected] to submit your story to the Commencement website.

For additional information or questions related to Class Day ceremonies and celebrations, contact your individual school.

For more information please contact your school contact, listed on the School Ceremonies page. 

Please visit the COVID-19 Resource Guide For the Columbia Community for more information about accessing campus. If you have any questions, please contact [email protected].