Professional 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.

Professional Studies Graduates holding foam SPS lightbulb

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 Professional Studies.


SPS Ceremony Details 

Date: Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Time: 9:00 a.m. (EDT)
Speaker: Letitia James, New York State Attorney General 

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: sps.columbia.edu/students/degree-conferral-graduation/graduation-event-details

School Contact Email: 
SPS Student Life
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