2022 Commencement Activities and Reminders

May 16, 2022

Dear Students,

Congratulations on completing our first in-person academic year since 2019, and to those of you participating in this week’s Commencement ceremonies! We are sharing updates and information to assist you with the big event.

2022 University Commencement Events

Celebrate Columbia’s most recent graduates! For a full list of Commencement events this week, visit the Commencement website. Can’t make it in person? Join online via live stream on the Commencement website

COVID Policies for 2022 Commencement

The University has implemented health and safety policies related to COVID-19 for commencement event guests and participants. 

  • Requirements for students attending Commencement:
  • Requirements for guests attending Commencement: 
    • Proof of vaccination OR
    • A negative COVID-19 test meeting one of the following criteria:
      • A time-stamped photo of an antigen test taken the day of the event OR
      • Results of a PCR test taken within 48 hours of the first event attended
  • Please note that all unvaccinated guests over the age of two must wear a mask during all events.

Other Opportunities

Visit University Life’s website, Instagram and Facebook for more information and events, and please reach out to [email protected] with any suggestions or questions.

Take care,

Joseph Defraine Greenwell, Ed.D.
Vice President for Student Affairs
University Life
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Ixchel Rosal
Associate Vice President for Student Life
University Life
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