The College of Dental Medicine has two events to honor the accomplishments of its graduating students.

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.

Class Day

Class Day celebrates the graduates and recognizes students with the presentation of awards and prizes.

Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2017   

Time: 4:30 p.m - 6:00 p.m.

Location: Columbia University Medical Center Alumni Auditorium, 650 West 168th Street, First Floor

Tickets: Not Required

Reception: Immediately following the Ceremony at Bard Hall Lounge, 50 Haven Avenue

Caps and Gowns: Not worn

Diplomas: Not presented

Graduation Ceremony

The graduation ceremony celebrates the accomplishments of graduating students from the College of Dental Medicine. Students' names are read as they process across the stage.

Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location: The Armory, 216 Fort Washington Avenue at West 168th Street


Ross A. Frommer, JD
Vice President for Government & Community Affairs and Associate Dean
Columbia University Medical Center
Lecturer in the Columbia University School of Nursing

Tickets: Only required for hooding section

Reception: Immediately following the Ceremony at The Armory, 216 Fort Washington Avenue at West 168th Street

Caps and Gowns: Required, and can be purchased or rented through the Columbia University Bookstore

Diplomas: Presented at Ceremony

Contact information:

Melissa Welsh
Director, Alumni Relations
College of Dental Medicine