The School of the Arts Convocation ceremony will be webcast live on Wednesday, May 17, at 7pm (EDT). Tune in on this page to celebrate the accomplishments of this year's graduates.

2023 Commencement Schedule

Columbia University Commencement

Wednesday, May 17, 2023
10:30 am ET
Morningside Campus
*Full Regalia Required
More Information
Livestream the ceremony here

School of the Arts Convocation

Wednesday, May 17, 2023
7 pm ET ceremony start time, 6 pm ET line-up
Lerner Hall, Roone Arledge Auditorium
Speaker: David Sedaris
Information for Graduates

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School of the Arts Reception

Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Approx. 9 pm ET
Avery Plaza (maps below)


General Maps

Commencement Day Maps