The Columbia Business School has several ceremonies to celebrate the accomplishments of the graduating students from its different programs.

Recognition Ceremony for MBA Candidates

Date: Sunday, May 13, 2018

Time: 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Location: South Lawn, Morningside Campus

Speaker: Ron Wyden, United States Senator

Tickets: Seven (7) tickets per student

Reception: Ancel Plaza, Columbia University, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Caps and Gowns: Required  

Diplomas: Not applicable

School Graduation Website:

Contact Person: Joan A. Carregal, Assistant Director,

Recognition Ceremony for Executive MBA Candidates

Date: Saturday, May 12, 2018

Time: 8:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Location: South Lawn, Morningside Campus

Speaker: John Martin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Turner

Tickets: No tickets required

Reception: Ancell Plaza, Columbia University; immediately following the ceremony

Caps and Gowns: Required; to be provided by the EMBA office

Diplomas: Will be mailed to students

Website: No website. Please contact EMBA Academic & Student Affairs with inquiries.

Contact Person: 

Felicia Goodman, Director of Academic and Student Affairs;

Kristina Montville, Student Affairs Officer;

Emily Colwell, Associate Director;

Recognition Ceremony for MSFE and MSMK Candidates

Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Location: Faculty House, Garden Room 2

Contact Person: Dan G. Spacher, Assistant Director;