The Native Graduation ceremony serves as an intimate gathering for family, friends, and members of the Native American and Indigenous Columbia community to celebrate the culture and accomplishments of the graduating class.
Latino(a) Graduation has a long standing history within the university and is a celebration of the accomplishments of undergraduate Latino graduates. This Rites of Passage ceremony provides an intimate setting for family, friends, alumni, faculty, staff, and students to recognize the accomplishments of the graduates while embracing their new important roles as Columbia and Barnard alumni.
The Black Graduation ceremony serves as an intimate gathering for family, friends, and members of the black Columbia community to celebrate the culture and accomplishments of the undergraduate graduating class.
Presented by Multicultural Affairs, the OMA Graduation Cords are given to graduating seniors in Columbia College, The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, and School of General Studies who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to inclusion, global diversity, social justice, and multiculturalism through the OMA, campus leadership, community involvement, academic endeavors, and/or personal dedication.