Main campus commencement
Ceremony: December 19 at 11:00 a.m.
Deadline to sign up: October 16, 2020
On the day of the Graduation Ceremony, you will be able to access the virtual ceremony at StageClip.
Our virtual commencement ceremony will take place on Saturday, December 19th at 11:00 a.m. Stage Clip Virtual Ceremonies is producing the event and will provide the link prior to the ceremony. The link will also be posted on social media and CougarLink. The ceremony will feature music, speakers and a student slideshow to recognize each of the graduates who signed up to participate.
Those who have signed up for ceremony should have already received communications from the vendors to submit items. Notifications sent include:
- Friday, November 20 — StageClip: upload video, selfie, or thank you message (deadline December 7)
- Tuesday, November 24 — StageClip: reminder to upload video, selfie, or thank you message
- Tuesday, November 24 — Name Coach: record their name (deadline November 29)
Register for commencement
The deadline for the main campus commencement ceremony registration is approximately two months prior to the ceremony. Openings are limited for each ceremony, so early sign-up is recommended. The electronic order form is located in CougarTrack under forms and is titled "Application for Commencement Ceremony." Please visit the student instructions page for more details. If there are any questions about the commencement ceremonies, students may contact the Office of the Registrar at (800) 231-2391, ext. 7526 or (573) 875-7526 or their Columbia College location.
Please be aware that each main campus ceremony is streamed live on the Internet. By signing up for a main campus ceremony, you have agreed to participate in a live streaming event.