The Class Day ceremony celebrates the accomplishments of all bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree candidates of The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science.

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 are read as they process across the stage and receive a class pin. Student life, academic, and alumni awards and prizes are conferred.


Class Day Details

For more information, please visit our website
 
Date: Monday, May 15, 2017                                                                    
 
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
 
Location: South Lawn, Morningside Campus
 
Speaker: Kai Fu Lee CC'83 (venture capitalist and former president of Google Greater China)
 

Details for undergraduate students 

Tickets: Not Required
 
Reception: There is no official reception after the Class Day ceremony. Individual departments may hold receptions before or after the ceremony or University Commencement.
 
Caps and Gowns: Academic regalia is required. Starting March 7, 2017, regalia will be sold at the Columbia Bookstore. Please refer to the website for pricing and availability.
 
Diplomas: All diplomas will be mailed to graduates upon degree conferment on University Commencement Day. Please visit the University Registrar website to ensure that you have successfully applied for your degree and to ensure that your permanent address is updated for mailing.
 

Details for graduate students

Tickets: Required. Please register to ensure that your name is captured as attending the ceremony.
 
Reception: There is no official reception after the Class Day ceremony. Individual departments may hold receptions before or after the ceremony.
 
Caps and Gowns: Academic regalia is required. Starting March 7, 2017, regalia will be sold at the Columbia Bookstore. Please refer to the website for pricing and availability.
 
Diplomas: All diplomas will be mailed to graduates upon degree conferment on University Commencement Day. Please visit the University Registrar website to ensure that you have successfully applied for your degree and to ensure that your permanent address is updated for mailing.
 

Details for MS/PhD engineering students

Date:  Monday, May 15, 2017

Time: 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Location: South Lawn, Morningside Campus

Tickets: Please register here for SEAS Class Day. Registration is required for Graduate SEAS students.

Caps and Gowns:  Starting March 7, 2017, academic regalia will be sold at the Columbia Bookstore. Graduation regalia is required for graduation ceremonies.

Diplomas: Please read the registrar's website carefully. Make sure that you applied for your diploma and updated your SSOL DP status in SSOL.