Each May, commencement ceremonies are held at Columbia's Morningside campus and at Columbia University Irving Medical Center.

Columbia University Commencement

The Columbia University Commencement is taking place on (tentatively), May 15, 2024, from 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. More details to follow.

Event details are now available on the Columbia Commencement Day Site.

Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons Graduation Ceremony

Our medical students will graduate and receive their diplomas (tentatively), on May 15, 2024. 

Ceremony details are below:

  • Ceremony Date: May 15, 2024 
  • Time: 2 pm 
  • Event Details: The Armory, 216 Fort Washington Avenue 

At our ceremony, awards will be displayed to graduating students and faculty, and the graduating class will present a distinguished teacher award.  Students again recite the Class Oath at the culmination of their medical school education.