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Tuesday, May 14 & Wednesday, May 15, 2024


Ceremony I • Tuesday, May 14, 2024 • 9:45 a.m. *

For Masters and Doctoral Graduates from the departments below:

• Counseling & Clinical Psychology

• Human Development

* Estimated ceremony length: 2 hours


Ceremony II • Tuesday, May 14, 2024 • 2:15 p.m. *

For Masters and Doctoral Graduates from the departments below:

• Biobehavioral Sciences

Health Studies & Applied Educational Psychology

• International & Transcultural Studies

 * Estimated ceremony length: 2 hours


Ceremony III • Tuesday, May 14, 2024 • 6:45 p.m. *

For Masters and Doctoral Graduates from the departments below:

• Mathematics, Science & Technology

• Organization & Leadership 

  * Estimated ceremony length: 2 hours


Ceremony IV • Wednesday, May 15, 2024 • 4:45 p.m. *

For Masters and Doctoral Graduates from the departments below:

• Arts & Humanities

• Curriculum & Teaching

• Education Policy & Social Analysis

  * Estimated ceremony length: 2 hours


Thursday, May 16, 2024 • 5:00 p.m. 

Diversity & First Generation Celebration for Families 

Teachers College, Horace Mann Building, Joyce Berger Cowin Auditorium


TC's Convocation ceremonies are attended by graduates from October 2023, February 2024, and May 2024.

Please be sure you have completed all requirements by contacting the Office of the Registrar.

All-University Commencement

On Wednesday, May 15, 2024, Columbia University will host the All-University Commencement ceremony for all 19 schools at CU including Teachers College.

Eligible TC students are welcome to attend and must wear academic attire.


Commencement Schedule


7:00 a.m.   Entry gates open for guests

7:30 a.m.   Graduate candidate arrivals/upper campus line-up

8:00 a.m.   Candidate procession begins, concludes @ 8:45AM

8:45 a.m.   Academic procession begins, concludes @ 9:00AM

9:00 a.m.   University Commencement Ceremony begins

10:30 a.m. University Commencement AM Ceremony concludes



  • TC grads are able to register for (2) tickets starting on Monday, April 22, 2024. There are no additional tickets available.
  • Grads will receive an email from on Monday, April 22, 2024 with the link to register.


Columbia University's Second Disability Affinity Graduation

Sunday, April 21, 2024 | Wang Pavilion at Lerner Hall

Grads & guests are welcome to attend this celebration of Columbia's amazing graduates with disabilities. The celebration will include:

  • Remarks by Bri Scalesse, Columbia University alumnus, model and disability advocate;
  • Awards will be presented to outstanding disability activists in different categories;
  • Grads will receive disability-affirming stoles. To ensure that you get a stole, please register below by Wednesday, March 6th at 11:59 pm.
  • The event will last approximately two hours and light refreshments will be served. 
  • The event is also available via Zoom. Guests who want to attend via Zoom should complete the registration form. Organizers will send the Zoom link closer to the event date.
  • For accommodations please email: at least two weeks in advance.

Grads and Guests Register Here


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