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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 9, 2015 main campus

Commencement Weekend Schedule
Event Eligibility Time Location

Ivy Chain

Line up for Ivy Chain will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the Atkins-Holman Student Commons. (In the case of inclement weather, the Ivy Chain ceremony will be held in Southwell Gymnasium and line up will occur on the courts of Southwell Gymnasium. The change will be posted on the Columbia College website and on voicemail at 875-7403 on the morning of the ceremony.)

The deadline to sign up is April 18, 2014. 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

9:30 a.m.

Bass Commons

First commencement ceremony

Line up for the first commencement ceremony will begin at 11:00 a.m. in the Gene and Fran Koepke Fitness Center. Southwell Gymnasium will open for guests at 11:00 a.m., as well.

Contact: Kelly Sharp, Office of the Registrar - Evaluations, 875-7589 or ceremonyconfirmation@ccis.edu

All candidates that signed up for the noon ceremony

Noon

Southwell Gymnasium

Nurses' Pinning ceremony *

Line up for the Nurses' Pinning will begin at 1:30 p.m. in Launer Conference Room. Launer Auditorium will open for guests at 1:30 p.m., as well.

Contact: Deborah Bogucki, Nursing Program, 875-7220

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

Graduates of the Main Campus Nursing Program 

2 p.m.

Launer Auditorium

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.

Contact: Kelly Sharp, Office of the Registrar - Evaluations, 875-7589 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 13, 2015.

December 20, 2014 main campus

Commencement Weekend Schedule
Event Eligibility Time Location
Nurses' Pinning Ceremony*

Line up for the Nurses' Pinning will begin at 9:30 a.m. in Launer Conference Room. Launer Auditorium will open for guests at 9:30 a.m., as well.

Contact: Deborah Bogucki, Nursing Program, 875-7220

*This information is for the main campus Nurses' Pinning.
All nursing graduates who signed up for the pinning ceremony 10 a.m. Launer Auditorium

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: Kelly Sharp, Office of the Registrar - Evaluations, 875-7589

All candidates who signed up for the noon ceremony

Noon

Southwell Gymnasium

The deadline to sign up to participate in one of the December commencement ceremonies is October 24, 2014.

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