Commencement Week is full of activities and events to honor the graduates' accomplishments. University Commencement is an opportunity for the entire University community to come together, and individual schools often have their own ceremonies.

The schedule below is for the 2017 Commencement Week.

Please note that gates will open approximately 1 hour before each ceremony begins; it is best to confirm specific arrival times with the individual school.

Saturday, May 13, 2017
10:45 AM - 01:00 PM
Executive MBA Recognition Ceremony, South Lawn
04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
GSAPP Graduation Ceremony, South Lawn
Sunday, May 14, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Baccalaureate Service, St. Paul’s Chapel
11:00 AM - 01:30 PM
Business School Recognition Ceremony / Recognition Ceremony for MBA Candidates, South Lawn
03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
GSAS MA Convocation, South Lawn
06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
GSAS PhD Convocation, South Lawn
Monday, May 15, 2017
08:45 AM - 11:00 AM
General Studies Class Day, South Lawn
12:45 PM - 03:00 PM
School of Professional Studies Graduation Ceremony, South Lawn
02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Teachers College Master's Degree Ceremony I, Cathedral of St. John the Divine
05:00 PM - 07:30 PM
SEAS Class Day, South Lawn
05:00 PM
Business School Recognition Ceremony for MSFE and MSMK Candidates, Faculty House, Presidential Rooms 2 & 3
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Columbia College Class Day, South Lawn
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Teachers College Master's Degree Ceremony II, Cathedral of St. John the Divine
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Journalism Day, Miller Theatre
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
School of Nursing Graduation Ceremony, The New Balance Track and Field Center at The Armory
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Physical Therapy Program Convocation and Awards Ceremony, Columbia University Medical Center, Alumni Auditorium
02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Teachers College Master's Degree Ceremony III, Cathedral of St. John the Divine
04:00 PM
Mailman School of Public Health Graduation Ceremony, The New Balance Track and Field Center at The Armory
05:00 PM
College of Physicians and Surgeons Class Day, Columbia University Medical Center, Alumni Auditorium
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
University Commencement, Morningside Campus
02:00 PM
College of Physicians and Surgeons Graduation Ceremony, The Armory
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
School of the Arts Celebration of Graduates, Miller Theatre
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Teachers College Doctoral Hooding Ceremony, Cathedral of St. John the Divine
02:00 PM - 04:30 PM
School of Social Work Graduation Ceremony, The Beacon Theatre
03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Journalism Graduation Ceremony, Roone Arledge Auditorium, Lerner Hall
04:00 PM
Barnard College Presentation of Degree Candidates, Radio City Music Hall
04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
College of Dental Medicine Class Day, Columbia University Medical Center, Alumni Auditorium
Thursday, May 18, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Occupational Therapy Graduation Ceremony, Columbia University Medical Center, Alumni Auditorium
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
College of Dental Medicine Graduation Ceremony, The Armory
10:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Law School Graduation Ceremony, South Lawn
10:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Institute for Human Nutrition MS Year-End Celebration, Roone Arledge Auditorium, Lerner Hall
03:30 PM - 06:00 PM
SIPA Graduation Ceremony, South Lawn