Ally Week seeks to put individuals and communities on Columbia's campus into conversations that grapple with privilege and marginalization, engage with our socialization, and cultivate meaningful solidarity. View a full list of events on our Ally Week 2018 page, and use the below form to sign up for the workshops we will be offering as part of the week.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 1:30–3:00 p.m. Lerner Hall, Room 555
First Generation Graduation is a ceremony celebrating the achievements and impact of our students as they are commemorated for being the first in their family to graduate from college. This ceremony provides an intimate setting for students, faculty, staff, alumni, family and friends to honor the graduates, and to welcomes them into their important new roles as Barnard and Columbia alumni.
Saturday, April 28, 2018 2:00–4:00 p.m. Lerner Hall, Room 555
The Asian Graduation reception honors graduating members of the Asian, South Asian and Pacific Islander Columbia community and celebrates the culture and accomplishments of the Class of 2018.
This event is open to graduating seniors of Columbia College, Columbia Engineering, the School of General Studies and Barnard College. Each graduating senior can bring one guest. Columbia alumni, faculty and staff are also welcome.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 4:00–6:00 p.m. Lerner Hall, Room 555
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.
This year's First-Generation Graduation will be Columbia's inaugural graduation ceremony for our students who will be the first in their family to graduate from college. This event provides an intimate setting for family, friends, alumni, faculty, staff, and students to recognize the achievements and impact of our students. A reception, hosted by the Berick Center for Student Advising, follows. This ceremony is sponsored by the Multicultural Affairs | Undergraduate Student Life.