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 2018 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 12, 2018
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Executive MBA Recognition Ceremony, South Lawn
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
GSAPP Graduation Ceremony, South Lawn
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
School of Professional Studies Graduation Ceremony, South Lawn
Sunday, May 13, 2018
08:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Recognition Ceremony for MBA Candidates, South Lawn
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Baccalaureate Service, Saint Paul’s Chapel
12:30 PM - 02:30 PM
SIPA Graduation Ceremony, South Lawn
04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
GSAS PhD Convocation, South Lawn
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
GSAS MA Convocation, South Lawn
Monday, May 14, 2018
08:30 AM - 10:30 AM
General Studies Class Day, South Lawn
12:30 PM - 03:00 PM
SEAS Class Day, South Lawn
02:00 PM
Teachers College Masters Degree Ceremony I, Cathedral of Saint John the Divine
05:00 PM - 08:15 PM
Law School Graduation Ceremony, South Lawn
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
08:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Columbia College Class Day, South Lawn
10:00 AM
Physical Therapy Program Convocation and Awards Ceremony, Alumni Auditorium, CUMC
10:00 AM
Journalism Class Day, Miller Theatre
10:00 AM
School of Nursing Graduation Ceremony, Armory Foundation
10:00 AM
Teachers College Masters Degree Ceremony II, Cathedral of Saint John the Divine
02:00 PM
Teachers College Masters Degree Ceremony III, Cathedral of Saint John the Divine
04:00 PM
Mailman School of Public Health Graduation Ceremony, Armory Foundation
05:00 PM
Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons Class Day, Alumni Auditorium, CUMC
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
University Commencement, South Lawn
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
School of the Arts Celebration of Graduates, Miller Theatre
02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
School of Social Work Graduation Ceremony, Beacon Theatre
02:00 PM
Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons Graduation Ceremony, Armory Foundation
02:00 PM
Teachers College Doctoral Hooding Ceremony, Cathedral of Saint John the Divine
03:00 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
College of Dental Medicine Class Day, Alumni Auditorium, CUMC
Thursday, May 17, 2018
10:00 AM
Occupational Therapy Graduation Ceremony, Alumni Auditorium, CUMC
10:00 AM
Institute of Human Nutrition MS Year End Celebration, Roone Arledge Auditorium, Lerner Hall
10:30 AM
College of Dental Medicine Graduation Ceremony, Armory Foundation
04:00 PM
NROTC Commissioning Ceremony, Rotunda, Low Library