Columbia College | Columbia Engineering


GradZone: (n) (grad' zon)

1. A monthly newsletter sent September–May to graduating CC and SEAS undergraduate students to help them complete the tasks necessary to graduate and stay in the know about Class Day and University Commencement.

2. A website with the most current graduation information for graduating CC and SEAS undergraduates and their families.

News and Updates

  • Apply for the Degree | Friday, November 11, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in Lerner 555

This is an opportunity to review and sign your Application for Degree or Certificate — prepared in advance with your information by the Berick Center for Student Advising — and to ask questions about graduation events, pick up giveaways and enjoy yummy snacks.

  • Senior Portraits for the 2017 Columbian Yearbook | Tuesday – Friday, November 1 st – 4 th and Wednesday – Friday, November 9 th -11 th in Lerner Multi-Purpose Room 477

Schedule your appointment at, entering school code 87186 or by calling 1-800- OUR-YEAR™ (687-9327), during normal business hours — Portraits will be taken in your dress clothes or business attire and in the official Columbia cap and gown. Caps and gowns will be provided. Please be prepared to provide the photographer with your major at the time of your sitting.

2017 Ceremony Dates & Times

Engineering Class Day (SEAS)
Monday, May 15, 2017
5:00–7:30 p.m.

Columbia College Class Day
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
9:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

University Commencement
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Procession begins at 9:30 a.m.

Commencement Countdown

until graduation!