Columbia College-NB San Diego 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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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

After submitting the Application for Commencement Ceremony, you'll receive an email to order your cap and gown through Herff-Jones. Submit your order not later than June 16, but we recommend ordering by June 2 [1]. Caps and gowns will be shipped directly to the student.

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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 or call (573) 875-7341.

1 Submit your order by June 2 to ensure you have regalia for photos or videos to be uploaded into the Virtual Ceremony.