Teachers College

Congratulations to the Class of 2023! 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 students from Teachers College during commencement ceremony

The Graduation Ceremony will be held by Teachers College to honor the achievements of degree candidates.

Convocation Ceremony

Location: United Palace Theater, 4110 Broadway at 175th Street

Ceremony I

Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Departments: Mathematics, Science & Technology, Organization & Leadership
Speaker: Miguel Cardona, United States Secretary of Education

Ceremony II

Date: Thursday, May 18, 2023
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Departments: Counseling & Clinical Psychology, Human Development
Speaker: Kevin Nadal (TC’08), a distinguished professor and leading scholar in the exploration of microaggressions towards LGBTQ+ people and people of color.

Ceremony III

Date: Thursday, May 18, 2023
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Departments: Biobehavioral Sciences, Health & Behavior Studies, International & Transcultural Studies
Speaker: Marcus Samuelsson, a cultural and philanthropic leader in the Harlem community and award-winning visionary behind the famous soul food eatery Red Rooster.

Ceremony IV

Date: Thursday, May 18, 2023
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Departments: Arts & Humanities, Curriculum & Teaching, Education, Policy & Social Analysis
Speaker: Elly Yae Li Cho (TC’11), a filmmaker and artist who examines the relationship between ecology and the human condition.

Diplomas: Diplomas will be mailed following convocation to the address specified in the TC Portal. Please visit the Student Resources section of the my.tc.columbia.edu portal, to update your preferred mailing address.

School Graduation Website: Convocation | Teachers College, Columbia University

School Contact
Convocation Help Desk
[email protected] 
(212) 678-4039