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Commencement 2010

We are seeking Event Hosts for University Commencement, as well as for the Baccalaureate Service and various individual School Ceremonies over the course of the week. Event Hosts play a key role in providing guest service to the graduates, families and friends attending events on our campus. Event Hosts wear Commencement polo shirts (provided by the Commencement Office) so they are easily identifiable for assistance.

Morningside Ceremonies
To volunteer as an Event Host, please complete an Event Host Form. The deadline to sign up as an Event Host is Friday, April 15.

Medical Center Ceremonies
To volunteer as an event host for commencement related ceremonies at the Medical Center, please fill out the Commencement Host Volunteer Survey or contact Natalie Ross at nr2344@cumc.columbia.edu for more information.

Please note only faculty and staff are eligible to volunteer.



Commencement 2010

We are seeking Marshals for University Commencement and Baccalaureate Service. Marshals play an important role in the University Commencement ceremony and Baccalaureate Service, organizing and ushering both the academic procession and the degree candidate procession. They wear academic attire and participate directly in the program. Please send an email to commencement@columbia.edu if you are interested.

To volunteer as a Marshal, please complete a Marshal Form. The deadline to sign up as a Marshal is Friday, May 6.

Please note that no degree candidate may serve as a Marshal unless appointed as a Student Marshal by his or her school.