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Commencement Schedule

Please note, scheduled items are subject to change. Please check this page regularly for the most up-to-date information.

May 6 and 7, 2016 Main Campus

Commencement Weekend Schedule
Event Eligibility Time Location

Friday, May 6, 2016

Nurses' Pinning Ceremony *

Line up for the Nurses' Pinning will begin at 6 p.m. in Launer Conference Room. Launer Auditorium will open for guests at 6 p.m., as well.

Contact: Deborah Bogucki, nursing department, 875-7220

*This information is for the main campus Nurses' Pinning.

Graduates of the Main Campus Nursing Program 6:30 p.m. Launer Auditorium

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Ivy Chain

Line up for Ivy Chain will begin at 8:00 a.m. in the Atkins-Holman Student Commons. (In the case of inclement weather, the Ivy Chain ceremony will be held in Southwell Arena and line up will occur on the courts of Southwell Arena. The change will be posted on the Columbia College website and at the doors. To inquire by phone, please call 875-7400)

The deadline to sign up is April 15, 2016. Specific Ivy Chain information will be distributed by Student Affairs at a later date.

Contact: Stephanie Sanders Cagle, Student Affairs, 875-7403 or sdsanders@ccis.edu

All candidates are eligible to participate

9:00 a.m.

Bass Commons

 

First Commencement Ceremony

Line up for the first commencement ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. in the Gene and Fran Koepke Fitness Center. Southwell Gymnasium will open for guests at 11 a.m., as well.

A reception will be held immediately following the ceremony in Atkins-Holman Student Commons. Refreshments will be served. 

Contact: Office of the Registrar at 875-7658 or ceremonyconfirmation@ccis.edu

All candidates that signed up for the noon ceremony

Noon

Southwell Gymnasium

Second Commencement Ceremony

Line up for the second commencement ceremony will begin at 2:30 p.m. in the Gene and Fran Koepke Fitness Center. Southwell Gymnasium will open for guests at 2:30 p.m., as well.

A reception will be held immediately following the ceremony in Atkins-Holman Student Commons. Refreshments will be served.

Contact: Office of the Registrar, 875-7658 or ceremonyconfirmation@ccis.edu

All candidates that signed up for the 3:30 ceremony

3:30 p.m.

Southwell Gymnasium

The deadline to sign up to participate in one of the May commencement ceremonies is March 11, 2016.

December 18 and 19, 2015 Main Campus

Commencement Weekend Schedule
Event Eligibility Time Location

Friday, December 18, 2015 

Nurses' Pinning Ceremony*

Line up for the Nurses' Pinning will begin at 6:00 p.m. in Launer Conference Room. Launer Auditorium will open for guests at 6:00 p.m., as well.

Contact: Deborah Bogucki, nursing department, 875-7220

*This information is for the main campus Nurses' Pinning.
All nursing graduates who signed up for the pinning ceremony 6:30 p.m. Launer Auditorium

 Saturday, December 19, 2015

Commencement Ceremony

Line up for the commencement ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. in the Gene and Fran Koepke Fitness Center. Southwell Gymnasium will open for guests at 11 a.m., as well.

Contact: Office of the Registrar, 875-7658 or ceremonyconfirmation@ccis.edu

All candidates who signed up for the noon ceremony

Noon

Southwell Gymnasium

The deadline to sign up to participate in the December commencement ceremony is October 23, 2015.

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