Columbia College-Orlando commencement

Columbia College hosts commencement ceremonies in the spring and fall on campus in Columbia, Missouri, and at locations nationwide.

 
 
 
 

Student information

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Photography

We will provide a professional photographer at the ceremony. Students will be photographed when presented with their diploma. Order forms will be sent to graduates in advance and will be available at the ceremony.

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Caps and gowns

Graduates can order their caps and gowns through the Herff-Jones website. The venue will notify students when regalia is available for pick-up.

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Announcements and rings

Visit the Herff-Jones website to place orders for printed announcements or rings. If you prefer generic announcements, email the bookstore at SM789@BNCollege.com or call (573) 875-7341.

Feeling overwhelmed? View the Main Campus, Evening and Master's checklist to help you prepare for graduation.

 

 
 
 
 

Guest information

Seating and special accommodations

Doors open one hour before the ceremony begins. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Contact your location to reserve handicap or wheelchair seating or to make other special accommodations. Advance reservation guarantees wheelchair seating, otherwise it is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Ushers will be available to provide assistance.

Directions

From the East (Chicago)

Take I-90 (Northwest Tollway) west to Randall Road south exit. Take Randall Road south, approximately five miles, to South Street. Take South Street east six blocks to Renner Drive. Take Renner Drive south two blocks.

From the North (North Suburbs)

Take Interstate 94 Tollway south to Interstate 90 (Northwest Tollway). Take I-90 west to Randall Road south Exit. Take Randall Road south, approximately five miles, to South Street. Take South Street east six blocks to Renner Drive. Take Renner Drive south two blocks.

From the South (South Suburbs)

Take I-94, I-294, or I-290 north to I-90 (Northwest Tollway). Take I-90 west to Randall Road south Exit. Take Randall Road south, approximately five miles, to South Street. Take South Street east six blocks to Renner Drive. Take Renner Drive south two blocks.

From the West (Rockford)

Take I-90 (Northwest Tollway) east to Randall Road south Exit. Take Randall Road south, approximately five miles, to South Street. Take South Street east six blocks to Renner Drive. Take Renner Drive south two blocks.