Three Master's Convocations are held by Teachers College to honor the achievements of degree candidates. Candidates are recognized individually, and the Teachers College Medals for Distinguished Service are presented at each ceremony.


Master's Degree Ceremony I

This ceremony recognizes Master's graduates from the following departments:

  • Arts & Humanities
  • Curriculum & Teaching
  • Mathematics, Science & Technology

 

Date: Monday, May 18, 2020

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location: Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10025 

Speaker: TBA

Tickets: Required, limit 3 e-tickets per graduate

Student Registration: Required.  Students can register via the Convocation website from Wednesday, March 25, 2020 through Wednesday, April 8, 2020.

Reception: Immediately following the ceremony, Russell Courtyard & dining hall

Caps and Gowns: Required

Diplomas: Received in the mail several weeks after Convocation. 

School Graduation Website: convocation.tc.columbia.edu/

School Contact: 
Convocation Help Desk
convocation@tc.columbia.edu
(212) 678-4039


Master's Degree Ceremony II

This ceremony recognizes Master's graduates from the following departments:

  • Biobehavioral Sciences
  • Counseling & Clinical Psychology
  • Education Policy & Social Analysis
  • Health & Behavior Studies

 

Date: Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Location: Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10025 

Speaker: TBA

Tickets: Required, limit 3 e-tickets per student

Student Registration: Required.  Students can register via the Convocation website from Wednesday, March 25, 2020 through Wednesday, April 8, 2020.

Reception: Immediately following the ceremony, Russell Courtyard & dining hall

Caps and Gowns: Required

Diplomas: Received in the mail several weeks after Convocation. 

School Graduation Website: convocation.tc.columbia.edu/

School Contact: 
Convocation Help Desk
convocation@tc.columbia.edu
(212) 678-4039


Master's Degree Ceremony III

This ceremony recognizes Master's graduates from the following departments:

  • Human Development
  • International & Transcultural Studies
  • Organization & Leadership

 

Date: Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location: Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10025 

Speaker: TBA

Tickets: Required, limit 3 e-tickets per student

Student Registration: Required.  Students can register via the Convocation website from Wednesday, March 25, 2020 through Wednesday, April 8, 2020.

Reception: Immediately following the ceremony, Russell Courtyard & dining hall

Caps and Gowns: Required

Diplomas: Received in the mail several weeks after Convocation. 

School Graduation Website: convocation.tc.columbia.edu/

School Contact: 
Convocation Help Desk
convocation@tc.columbia.edu
(212) 678-4039


Doctoral Hooding Ceremony

Doctoral graduates are hooded by the Provost and their accomplishments are celebrated by the President, Trustees, and faculty. The Teachers College Medal for Distinguished Service to Education is presented.

 

Date: Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10025 

Speaker: TBA

Tickets: Required, Electronically via Eventbrite, Unlimited tickets per student

Student Registration: Required.  Students can register via the Convocation website from Wednesday, March 25, 2020 through Wednesday, April 8, 2020.

Reception: Immediately following the ceremony, Russell Courtyard & TC Dining Room 

Caps and Gowns: Required

Diplomas: Received in the mail several weeks after Convocation. 

School Graduation Website: convocation.tc.columbia.edu/

School Contact: 
Convocation Help Desk
convocation@tc.columbia.edu
(212) 678-4039