The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences holds two convocations to honor its graduating students.


PhD Convocation

This ceremony celebrates the accomplishments of all PhD candidates in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Students' names are read as they process across the stage.

Date: Sunday, May 19, 2019

Time: 12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Location: South Lawn, Morningside Campus

Speaker: Professor Rosalind C. Morris, Department of Anthropology, Columbia University

Tickets: Not Required

Reception: 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.; Ancel Plaza, Columbia University

Caps and Gowns: Required. March 12-14, regalia will be sold at the Columbia Bookstore. Please refer to the website for pricing and availability.

Diplomas: Diplomas will be mailed to the student's address on file

School Graduation Website: https://gsas.columbia.edu/index.php/graduate-life/convocation

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MA Convocation

This ceremony celebrates the accomplishments of all MA candidates in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Students' names are read as they process across the stage.

Date: Sunday, May 19, 2019

Time: 2:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Location: South Lawn, Morningside Campus

Speaker: Professor Tian Zheng, Department of Statistics, Associate Director for Education, Data Science Institute

Tickets: Not Required

Reception: 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Ancel Plaza, Columbia University

Caps and Gowns: Required. March 12-14, regalia will be sold at the Columbia Bookstore. Please refer to the website for pricing and availability.

Diplomas: Diplomas will be mailed to the student's address on file

School Graduation Website: https://gsas.columbia.edu/graduate-life/convocation

Contact Person: