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Food, Gifts and Flowers

Cougar Café

The Cougar Café is located in the Atkins Holman Student Commons and will be open from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The café has a variety of made-to-order deli-style sandwiches, chips, salads and Starbucks coffee.

Concession Stand

A concession stand is located in the Southwell Complex (site of the commencement ceremonies) and will open one hour prior to each ceremony and remain open during the ceremony. Their selection for this event is limited to water, sodas and candy bars.

Cougar Team Store

The Cougar Team Store is located at the entrance of Southwell complex offering a nice variety of Cougar apparel & gift items. The Team Store will open one hour before ceremonies and remain open thirty minutes after the ceremonies. The Team Store accepts: cash, MasterCard, Visa and Discover.


The Columbia College Bookstore is located in the Atkins-Holman Student Commons and will be open from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The Bookstore offers a wide variety of gifts and clothing for Alumni and families. You may also visit the Bookstore website to see additional products offered.

Alumni Association

The Columbia College Alumni Association (CCAA) has alumni merchandise available for purchase online at The CCAA offers a variety of alumni apparel and gifts. All proceeds support the Alumni Association.


GradImages®, a professional photography company, will be taking student pictures during the ceremony. For more information please click here.


Grad Flowers, a professional floral retail service, will be on campus the day of the ceremony. Look for their kiosk at Southwell Complex. They will have a beautiful selection of fresh cut floral bouquets available for guests & graduates to purchase on site. Pre-orders can be placed at so all you will need to do is give your name at the kiosk to pick up your order.

Commemorative Bricks Leave a Legacy in Stone

Quad Fountain Composite with brick sampleEngraved bricks can leave a lasting memory of your years at CC, honor a favorite faculty member, show your Cougar Pride, inspire future students with words or a quote to live by and even congratulate a graduate. Bricks will be placed near the new fountain centered in front of Williams Hall, the college's first building. To get started visit


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