Class of 2025 Convocation
Sunday, August 29, 2021
6:30 PM EDT
We are excited to welcome students and families to Class of 2025 Convocation. The ceremony takes place at 6:30 p.m. on August 29, 2021, after move-in activities. Convocation is the formal assembly of members from the Columbia College, Columbia Engineering and Columbia University community, for the purpose of celebrating your arrival at Columbia and the beginning of your undergraduate experience.
The ceremony will be held on Low Plaza and will feature remarks from Dean James J. Valentini, Interim Dean Shih-Fu Chang, President Lee C. Bollinger and others. For those unable to attend in person, the ceremony will be streamed live on this page.
Students should complete the Convocation registration form to help us prepare for their participation. Families must register for residence hall move-in and/or to attend Convocation with the personalized link they received from Student and Family Programs.
Capacity for the in-person event will be limited and seating will be first-come, first-served. Masks must be worn by all attendees. Location and time may be subject to change based on University guidance regarding Covid-19. The ceremony will also be livestreamed on this page.
Additional details about the ceremony and attendance procedures will be shared closer to the event.