Nominations for Graduation Cords are now open! The deadline to submit your nomination is Sunday, April 5 at 11:59 p.m.
Multicultural Affairs Graduation Cords are given to graduating seniors in Columbia College, The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science and the School of General Studies who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to inclusion, global diversity, social justice and multiculturalism through Multicultural Affairs, campus leadership, activism, community involvement, academic endeavors and/or personal dedication.
Worn in the various graduation ceremonies, the graduation cords are also a powerful visual symbol of our new graduates’ ongoing commitment as alumni in continuing and sharing the office's mission of supporting personal development, advancing the strength within communities, acknowledging diversity in the different aspects of their lives, working toward social justice, honoring our different and intersecting legacies of struggle and survival and building meaningful coalitions across different identities.
If interested, read more about the nomination criteria and the application process.