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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

  • What happens if I forgot to apply for my degree by the Dec. 1 deadline?
    Get in your application as soon as possible! Depending on when it's processed, there may still be time for you to be considered for awards and honors and to have your name in the Class Day program. The application form is a pdf that you can send as an attachment to or return in person to Kent Hall.

  • Grad Fair dates announced!
    March 8-10, 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Columbia Bookstore. Order your graduation announcements, enjoy special discounts on your class ring, get measured for your cap and gown, and more.

  • Special rate for The Columbian, our official yearbook
    Order the 2016 yearbook by March 25 to reserve your copy for only $89. Click to purchase your yearbook at

2016 Ceremony Dates & Times

Engineering Class Day (SEAS)
Monday, May 16, 2016
5:00–7:30 p.m.

Columbia College Class Day
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
9:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

University Commencement
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Procession begins at 9:30 a.m.

Commencement Countdown

until graduation!