Join the CDM Class of 2020 for a Virtual Graduation Ceremony

College of Dental Medicine Graduation Ceremony: May 21 at 12:45 p.m.

Cover slide for graduation livestream

The Columbia University College of Dental Medicine invites graduates and their guests as well as the Columbia community to join us on Thursday, May 21, for a virtual graduation ceremony celebrating the Class of 2020. 

No registration is required; simply click the link below to view the live broadcast. The broadcast is best viewed on a desktop, laptop, or tablet.

The event will begin at 12:45 p.m. EST with the candidate procession, continue with the ceremony at 1 p.m., and conclude with a toast at 1:50 p.m. 

Columbia University Commencement: May 20 at 10:45 a.m.

The Columbia University's 266th Commencement Ceremony will take place virtually on Wednesday, May 20, beginning at 10:45 a.m. EST. Visit to view the broadcast.

Celebrate With us on Social Media

We welcome graduates and the extended CDM family to share in the celebration using the hashtags #RoarLions2020 and #CDM2020 and tagging @columbiacdm on InstagramTwitter, and Facebook.

Class of 2020 Graduate Spotlight

Meet three of our outstanding Class of 2020 graduates:

Gobi Ndiwane


A pipeline program convinced Ngobitak Ndiwane to pursue dentistry. Now she’s bringing students and mentors together with an initiative of her own.




Jin Chang


Jin Chang, a three-time Columbia student, found his way to dental medicine while serving in the Marines. He’s graduating this year with a dual degree—but he’s not leaving Columbia just yet.




Christina Nunez holding an "I heart sexual respect" sign


A dental graduate with a public health mindset and a love for teaching, Christina Nuñez aims to elevate the health of her dental patients, especially adolescents.


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