Commencement

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 virtually, Friday, April 30, 2021 from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.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 on May 19, 2021.

Virtual Ceremony details are below:

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 Hippocratic Oath at the culmination of their medical school education.