Additional Information can be found at:

Read everything that is available as it does not just pertain to the Morningside Campus students but to everyone that is graduating.

CDM Graduating students will also be notified of registration process for tickets, sign out sheets, ADA Survey, and other requirements by the Student Affairs Office via email, as the information becomes available.

Commencement Information for 2015

Please note that you will be able to order your academic attire for graduation from the Columbia University bookstore.

The CUMC grad fair will be held on:
March 13: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • Vendors will be available to help students, faculty and staff with gowns, frames, rings, announcements and jewelry.
  • All of these items are still available after the Grad Fair.
  • All students who attend the Grad Fair will receive $15 off a diploma frame and an additional 25% off all clearance and Class of 2015 merchandise.

For Bookstore and related regalia inquiries, please contact Katie Woodward at / 854-9724, or Tom Spalango at / 854-6144.

All orders must be in prior to March 30, 2015. Last day to place orders without incurring a late fee. Last day to place orders for delivery in wardrobe boxes

Rehearsal for CDM DDS Graduation Ceremony- Tentative

Date: Monday, May 18, 2015
Time: 3:30pm-4:30pm
Location: Armory New Balance Track and Field Center

Rehearsal is MANDATORY

Columbia University Commencement ceremony celebrates the accomplishments of all graduating students across the University.

Date: Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Time: 10:15 a.m.- 12 noon
Location: College Walk, Morningside Campus

Tickets: Online registration is required for graduating students and tickets are required for guests.

Ticket limit: 3 per student


The selling or buying of University Commencement tickets is strictly prohibited. Please be cautious of offers to buy Commencement tickets. Tickets hold no official resale value and may be an unauthorized copy, therefore deemed unusable and denied entry to the ceremony on University Commencement day. Commencement tickets are solely for the purpose of allowing the friends and relatives of graduating students to attend the ceremony.

Class Day celebrates the DDS Class of 2015 and recognizes specific students with the presentation of awards and certificates.

Date: Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Time: 4:30 p.m.- 6pm
Location: Alumni Auditorium
Reception: Bard Hall Lounge

Tickets: tickets are not required

The DDS Graduation Ceremony celebrates the accomplishments of graduating DDS students from the College of Dental Medicine (CDM).  Student's names are read as they process across the stage.

Date: Thursday, May 21, 2015
Time: 10:30 a.m.- 12 noon
Location: Armory New Balance Track and Field Center
Reception: Armory New Balance Track and Field Center, 12-2pm

Tickets: tickets are not required

The archive video of the 2014 CDM Graduation -