Student Information

Student Information

Please review the pages in the Student Information section to learn what's happening, when, and where.

GS Senior Portraits

Graduating seniors are invited to take senior portraits free of charge with Prestige Portraits by Lifetouch.

To schedule an appointment, visit Prestige Portraits' website and enter school code 600, or call (800) 687-9327.

Students will receive information on preparing for the portrait sitting upon registration.


Nominations for Office of Multicultural Affairs Graduation Cords

The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) would like to recognize graduating seniors who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to diversity, social justice, and multiculturalism through the OMA, campus leadership, community involvement, academic endeavors, and/or personal dedication. At a special reception, honorees will receive a graduation cord to be worn during the various graduation ceremonies on campus.

Students, faculty, and staff can nominate any graduating senior in Columbia College, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, and School of General Studies.

Nominations forms are available here.


Columbia Spectator Commencement Issue | Personal Congratulatory Messages for Sale

The Columbia Daily Spectator, Columbia University's student newspaper, will print personal congratulatory messages in its annual Commencement Issue. This issue will be printed 8,000 times and will be made available on campus at 6 a.m. on the morning of Commencement.