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

Date: Monday, May14, 2018

Time: 2:00 p.m. 

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

Speaker: Not announced until mid-March

Tickets: Electronic tickets

Reception: Teachers College Campus, 1 hour immediately following the ceremony

Caps and Gowns: Required

Diplomas: Mailed to students at a later date

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

School Contact Email: convocation@tc.columbia.edu


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 15, 2018

Time: 10:00 a.m. 

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

Speaker: To be announced

Tickets: Electronic tickets

Reception: Teachers College Campus, 1 hour immediately following the ceremony

Caps and Gowns: Required

Diplomas: Mailed to students at a later date

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

School Contact Email: convocation@tc.columbia.edu


Master's Degree Ceremony III

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

  • Human Development
  • International & Transcultural Studies
  • Mathematics, Science & Technology
  • Organization & Leadership

Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Time: 2:00 p.m. 

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

Speaker: To be announced

Tickets: Electronic tickets

Reception: Teachers College Campus, 1 hour immediately following the ceremony

Caps and Gowns: Required

Diplomas: Mailed to students at a later date

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

School Contact Email: convocation@tc.columbia.edu


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 16, 2018

Time: 2:00 p.m. 

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

Speaker: To be announced

Tickets: Electronic tickets

Reception: Teachers College Campus, 1 hour immediately following the ceremony

Caps and Gowns: Required

Diplomas: Mailed to students at a later date

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

School Contact Email: convocation@tc.columbia.edu