The First Commencement of King’s College, as Columbia University was first called, was held on June 21, 1758, in St. George’s Chapel on Beekman Street. The commencement was almost entirely in Latin during the King’s College period.
September 15, 1978. Courtesy Columbia University Archives
Please join us on May 20, 2020 in celebration another historical commencement, online, of the University's 266th Commencement. From New York and beyond, anyone who wants to honor Columbia's Class of 2020 is welcome.
The ceremony goes live at 10:50 AM Eastern Time. For more information, please visit the Columbia Commencement Week homepage.