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Convocation 2015

Convocation Venue
Cathedral of St. John the Divine
1047 Amsterdam Avenue @ 112th Street

Student Line up Location
Synod House
Corner of 110th and Amsterdam Avenue


Masters students receive up to three guest tickets to their Convocation ceremony. In addition, unclaimed tickets will be made available by lottery on a first-come, first-served basis. Students can request 1 ticket at a time during the lottery period. Tickets will be continually offered via lottery until all are claimed. All tickets are electronic and will be received at the time of registration via email from

An important note: lottery tickets are not guaranteed and are only available if there are unused tickets in a particular ceremony. 

Doctoral students receive one student ticket and 7 guest tickets. Unused tickets will be released via lottery following the same schedule as Masters tickets.

The ticket registration schedule is below:

Wednesday, April 1, 2015: tickets are made available to eligible students
Wednesday, April 15, 2015: ticket registration closes
Friday, April 17, 2015: Unclaimed ticket lottery begins on a first-come, first-served lottery


Are you Eligible for Convocation? Have questions about Academic deadlines and requirements? Contact the Registrar’s Office

Location: 324 Thorndike Hall ♦ Phone: 212-678-4050 ♦ ~ Fax: 212-678-3005 ♦ Email: – [Visit Website]

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MONDAY, MAY 18, 2015

Masters I Ceremony


2:00-3:30 p.m.

Students line up between 1:15-1:45 p.m.


Masters I Departments: Arts & Humanities & Curriculum & Teaching


3:30-5:30 p.m.

Reception @ TC

TUESDAY, MAY 19, 2015

Masters II Ceremony

10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.


Students line up between 9:15-9:45 a.m.


Masters II Departments: Biobehavioral Sciences; Counseling & Clinical Psychology; Education Policy & Social Analysis and Health & Behavior Studies


11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Reception @ TC

TUESDAY, MAY 19, 2015

Masters III Ceremony

2:00-3:30 p.m.

Students line up between 1:15-1:45 p.m.

Masters III Departments:  Human Development; International & Transcultural Studies; Math, Science & Technology; Organization & Leadership


3:30-5:30 p.m.

Reception @ TC


Columbia University Commencement

10:30 a.m.

Columbia University Commencement



Doctoral Hooding Ceremony

2:00-4:00 p.m.


Graduates line up between 1:15-1:45 p.m.


4:00-6:00 p.m.

Doctoral Reception @ TC