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All degree candidates must assemble with their fellow classmates and school marshals at 8:40 a.m. on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at the following locations for procession into the Chapel:

  • Columbia College: Low Memorial Library, first floor, east corridor
  • SEAS: Low Memorial Library, first floor, west corridor
  • General Studies: Low Memorial Library, first floor, north corridor
  • Barnard College: Barnard Hall

The procession will begin at 9:15 a.m. into St. Paul's Chapel.

In the case of rain, there will be no formal procession. Instead, degree candidates will go directly to St. Paul's Chapel and take seats as directed by an usher.

Degree candidates with requests for information about accessibility or accommodations for the Baccalaureate Service should contact the Office of Disability Services at disability@columbia.edu or 212-854-2388.




School deans, faculty, and administrators participating in the Baccalaureate service should gather in the Rotunda of Low Memorial Library at 8:45 a.m. on Sunday, May 17, 2015, for the procession into the Chapel.

Following the service, there will be a formal recessional and receiving line to congratulate the degree candidates of the Class of 2015.