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The Columbia College Alumni Association hosts a variety of classes, social gatherings, cultural tours, galas and reunions throughout the year. From Mini-Core Classes that revisit the Core Curriculum to networking sessions, come connect with your fellow Columbians.

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Columbia College recognizes the world as a dynamic, vibrant environment that requires our alumni to continually adapt, grow and innovate in order to succeed. Through career support and lifelong intellectual stimulation, our alumni have continuing opportunities to think deeply, refine their skills and sharpen their thinking. With faculty-led classes and tours, Mini-Core Classes at Reunion or throughout the year, and alumni expert lectures that reveal the wisdom of our former students, our alumni can learn for life.

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Events Calendar

Every month, the CCAA and its partners host an array events both in an outside of New York. Take a look at whats coming up in your area!

Signature Events

Columbia College Reunion

Thousands of Columbia College alumni will return to the Morningside Heights campus for Reunion 2018, with classes ending in 3 and 8 and our newest alumni, the Class of 2017!

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On March 7, 2018, five alumni will be honored by Columbia College for distinguished professional achievement: Eric Garcetti CC’92, SIPA’93, Sara Just CC’88, Julie Menin CC89, Robert P. Rooney CC’89 and Ron Simons CC’82, BUS’89.

The Alexander Hamilton Award Dinner celebrates distinguished service to the College. In 2017, the award was presented to Jonathan Lavine CC’88 on Thursday, November 16.

Columbia Homecoming Balloons

Join fellow Columbia alumni, parents, faculty, students and friends for Columbia Homecoming on Saturday, October 14. Connect with classmates and friends, enjoy family-friendly programs and roar with the crowd as the Lions take the field against Penn.

All-Class Reunion

On June 3, 2017, all alumni are invited to reconvene on campus for a day of intellectual programming, tours and ​family-friendly activities.


The Young Alumni Party is an annual tradition that brings together the largest number of young alumni at a single event.