Plan Your Visit

Families and guests

Families, guests, and graduating students, please check the resources below before planning your visit to Columbia for this year’s commencement festivities. Updates will be published on the Announcements page. 

Schedule of Events

The schedule of events includes individual school ceremonies, Baccalaureate, and two University Commencement ceremonies.

Tickets & Registration

Graduates, learn how to register for University Commencement and get tickets for you and your guests. Details relevant to school ceremonies are at the discretion of each individual school, please visit your school ceremony page for more details.


Download several maps and guides to help you navigate when planning your visit to campus during Commencement Week.


Columbia University is committed to ensuring that Commencement Week is accessible to all graduates, family, and friends. If you need an accommodation for a ceremony, please contact Disability Services.

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