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Springfield Commencement

Graduates throwing Caps

Scheduled for 3 p.m. on Oct. 17, 2015, the Springfield commencement ceremony will be held in the University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center in Springfield, Mo. 

There is one ceremony for all master's, bachelor's and associate candidates.  

The ceremony will last approximately 60 minutes.

If you are interested in participating in this ceremony, contact the campus. If you have any questions about the commencement ceremony, you may contact Kathy Gress at or (417) 881-4466.

Columbia College holds 28 commencement ceremonies during the calendar year, including two at the main campus (in May and December) in Columbia, MO, the remainder are held at Nationwide Campuses located across the country. 

Graduating students have the option of attending the commencement ceremony at their local campus or at any other ceremony held at one of our nationwide locations throughout the year, with the exception of the ceremony in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.