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The Office of Student Affairs
School of Professional Studies
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SPS GRADUATION

This ceremony celebrates the accomplishments of the graduating students from the School of Professional Studies Class of 2016. Students' names are read as they process across the stage.

Date: Monday, May 16, 2016

Time: 1:00 p.m.

Location: South Lawn, Morningside Campus

Speaker: David Levin, President and Chief Executive Officer of McGraw-Hills Education

Reception: Avery Plaza, 3:00 p.m.

Tickets: Not required; however, registration for guest count is required.

Caps and Gowns: Academic regalia is required for both the School of Professional Studies’s Graduation ceremony and for University Commencement Day. Regalia can be purchased at the Columbia University Bookstore in Lerner Hall, 2922 Broadway, New York, NY 10027, t: (212) 854-4132, f: (212) 854-8713, bkscolumbia@bncollege.com.

Diplomas: Following the graduation ceremonies, diplomas for May 2016 graduates will be mailed to the “Diploma Address” that is on file in SSOL. October 2015 and February 2016 graduates will have received their diplomas in the mail up to two months following their graduation dates after filling out the Graduate Exit Survey. Graduates from these dates who have not received their diploma should visit the Diploma Division in 205 Kent Hall to inquire further.