The 128th Barnard College Commencement ceremony will be held on Monday, May 18, at 4 p.m. at Radio City Music Hall in midtown Manhattan. The Columbia University Commencement ceremony will be held the morning of Wednesday, May 20, at 10:30 a.m.
The Commencement speaker and medalists to be honored will be announced during the spring semester.
This page will be updated with information regarding the schedule of Commencement activities, as well as information about tickets to Barnard and University Commencement ceremonies, caps & gowns, guests with disabilities, photography, parking, and directions.
Barnard is pleased to offer accommodations in one of our residential halls from Sunday, May 17, through Friday, May 22, 2020 (final checkout on Friday, May 22, 2020). Housing is available for families of our 2020 graduates, with a limit of two rooms per Barnard graduate. Children under the age of 13, regardless of adult accompaniment, cannot stay in our residence halls.
We will begin accepting applications on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, on a first-come, first-served basis. We will send an email to the families of our graduates once we begin accepting applications for these housing accommodations. We will also keep this information updated on this website. If you have general questions about Barnard graduation housing for families, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The nightly rate is $100 per room, per night. Once applications are processed, you will receive a confirmation that will have a secure link to submit payment. Major credit cards are the only accepted forms of payment.
About your stay:
Double occupancy: two (2) single beds (accommodates two people per room)
Sulzberger Hall, located on campus
Corridor-style: View photos
24-hour security staff at the front desk of Sulzberger Hall
Check-in & Checkout
Information will be provided in the application
For additional accommodations, please visit the Accommodations page for a list of nearby hotels. You may also wish to review Columbia’s Visitors Center for additional listings. Some accommodations offer discounted rates to Barnard and Columbia University guests.
Barnard’s 127th Commencement was held on Monday, May 20, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. at Radio City Music Hall. The full ceremony is above. See more from the full day of ceremonies and celebrations in the archives.