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Commencement

2017 Ceremonies

Columbia Nursing Graduation Ceremony

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
10:00 a.m.
The New Balance Track & Field Center at the Armory, Arena
216 Fort Washington Avenue at West 168th St.

 

Columbia Nursing holds a ceremony for nursing graduates each May. The Columbia Nursing Graduation Ceremony is followed by a reception. There is no limit on the amount of guests students may bring. Students will be asked to accurately RSVP for their guests later in the Spring term. Doors to the Graduation Ceremony will open at 9:00 am for guest seating. The ceremony will begin promptly at 10:00 am.

Academic regalia is required for all MS and Doctoral degree candidates. 

For Directions, view The New Balance Track & Field website: Map and Directions

Reception

There will be a reception immediately following the Graduation Ceremony at The New Balance Track & Field Center.  Columbia Nursing grads, their guests, and faculty are invited to attend the celebration.

Pins

For February and May MS and Doctoral graduates, Columbia Nursing pins will be available at the reception after the ceremony.

Photography

A professional photographer will take pictures of each graduate during the ceremony which will be available for purchase.

Disability Services

Guests with disabilities, limited mobility, or the elderly needing assistance should enter the New Balance Track and Field Center (Armory) at 216 Fort Washington Avenue. Event Host staff will have wheelchairs available to help escort guests needing assistance to the seating area. No reservation is required for assistance or for seating.

Please contact Disability Services with any specific requests for information about accessibility of the venues for these commencement ceremonies or to request accommodations. Disability Services can be reached via email at access@columbia.edu or at 212-854-2388.

Graduating students seeking an accommodation during Commencement or their school ceremony should contact Disability Services by May 1st.

Travel & Accommodations

Are you expecting out of town family and guests for graduation? Visit here for travel and accommodations in New York City: Family and Friends Info

Columbia University Commencement

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
10:30 a.m.
Morningside Campus
Low Plaza

 

Columbia University holds one commencement per year in May for all graduates.  The university wide ceremony is held on the morningside campus in the quad.  All Columbia Nursing degree candidates are invited and encouraged to participate in University Commencement.  Academic regalia (cap and gown) is required for all degree candidates.  All graduating students are required to register online to participate in University Commencement and to obtain guest tickets. Guests are required to present tickets to access the ceremony. Ticket allowances will be announced in the spring semester.

Visit the Columbia University Commencement site (2017 information wil be posted in the Spring term).

View last years Columbia Nursing 2016 Livestream Video here