The Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons has several events to honor the accomplishments of the graduating students from its different programs.

The Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons marks its students' successes and milestones with several ceremonies and events throughout their medical education. These momentous occasions include the White Coat Ceremony, the Steven Z. Miller Student Clinician's Ceremony, Match Day, Class Day, and Commencement.


Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons Class Day

Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Time: 5:00 p.m.

Location: Alumni Auditorium, 650 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032

Speaker: None

Tickets: Not required

Reception: Bard Lounge, 60 Haven Avenue, New York, NY 10032; immediately following the ceremony

Caps and Gowns: Not required

Diplomas: Not applicable

School Graduation Website: https://www.ps.columbia.edu/education/student-resources/office-student-affairs/annual-events/class-day

Contact Person: Stephanie L. Autenrieth, Director, Student Services, sa2125@cumc.columbia.edu


Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons Graduation Ceremony

Date: Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Location: The Armory Foundation, 216 Fort Washington Avenue, New York, NY 10032

Speaker: Tentative

Tickets: Not required

Reception: The Armory Foundation, 216 Fort Washington Avenue, New York, NY 10032

Caps and Gowns: Required

Diplomas: Yes

School Graduation Website: https://www.ps.columbia.edu/education/student-resources/office-student-affairs/annual-events/commencement


Contact Person: Stephanie L. Autenrieth, Director, Student Services, sa2125@cumc.columbia.edu


Institute of Human Nutrition

University Commencement

This ceremony celebrates the accomplishments of Columbia University graduates.

Date: Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Time: Class photos begin at 9:00 a.m.; Academic Procession begins at 10:30 a.m.

Location: Morningside Campus

Tickets: Required for guests. Students must show CUID.

Caps and Gowns: Required 

 

MS Year-End Celebration 

The ceremony is an annual event celebrating the achievements of the graduating MS class.  Students' names are read as they process across the stage.

Date: Thursday, May 17, 2018

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Location: Roone Arledge Auditorium, Alfred Lerner Hall, 2920 Broadway (at 115th Street)

Speaker:  Erin Goldman, MS, MPH Sr. Learning and Culture Specialist, OnPrem Solution Partners

Title: To be announced

Reception: Roone Arledge Auditorium, Alfred Lerner Hall, 2920 Broadway (at 115th Street)

Tickets:  Required. Please contact Ms. Sarah Bergren, 212-305-4808

Caps and Gowns: Not Required. Business casual attire requested.

School Graduation Website: www.cumc.columbia.edu/ihn

Contact Person:

Sarah Bergren, Education Officer
sb3008@cumc.columbia.edu
212-342-3804 (direct)
212-305-4808 (IHN office)

Sharon R. Akabas, Director, MS Program, Associate Director of Educational Initiatives
sa109@cumc.columbia.edu
212-305-4808


Professional Health Therapy Programs

Programs in Occupational Therapy: Graduation Ceremony

Date: Thursday, May 17, 2018                     

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Location: Alumni Auditorium, 650 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032

Speaker: Cynthia DiBartolo, Esq., Founder and CEO of Tigress Financial Partners           

Tickets: Five (5) tickets per graduate; additional can be purchased for $20 per ticket (for reception).

Reception: The Armory Foundation, 216 Fort Washington Avenue, New York, NY 10032, immediately following the ceremony

Caps and Gowns: Required; can be borrowed from the department (supplies limited). Can also be rented or purchased from the Bookstore.

Diplomas: Mailed to students at a later date

School Graduation Website: www.columbiaot.org

Contact Person:

Jessica Bussey, Administrative Aide; jb4020@columbia.edu

Janet P. Falk-Kessler, Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine; jf6@columbia.edu

 

Program in Physical Therapy: Convocation and Awards Ceremony

Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Location: Alumni Auditorium, 650 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032

Speaker: Evan Johnson, PT, DPT, OCS

Tickets: Unlimited for convocation; six (6) per graduate for the reception

Reception: Bard Lounge, 60 Haven Avenue, New York, NY 10032

Caps and Gowns: Required

Diplomas: Sent via mail

School Graduation Website: http://columbiaphysicaltherapy.org/current-students

Contact Person: Dr. Debra Clayton-Krasinski (dck6@cumc.columbia.edu) and Mrs. Cynthia Worthington (cw75@cumc.columbia.edu)