This ceremony celebrates the accomplishments of the graduating students from the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation.

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.

Students' names will be read as they process across the stage.

Ceremony Details

Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017                                                            

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.                                             .

Location: South Lawn, Morningside Campus

Speaker: Dean Amale Andraos

Tickets: Four (4) guest tickets will be available per graduate, and are required to attend the Ceremony. The tickets will be available electronically through an online registration system (an email regarding tickets for the GSAPP Ceremony will be sent in April to graduating students and a link will be added to this page). Graduates do not need tickets for themselves.

Reception: Immediately following the Ceremony, a toast and reception will be held for each program. Please ask your guests to follow the directions of the Commencement staff to meet you at your toast location in the Avery, Schermerhorn, and Havemeyer Plazas.

Caps and Gowns: Academic attire (cap and gown) is required for both the GSAPP Ceremony and the University Commencement, and can be purchased or rented from the Columbia University Bookstore

Diplomas: Will be mailed to the graduate’s address on file

Contact Information:

Lyla Catellier
Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation