May 31 – June 1, 2024

Join us on campus for the largest alumni event of the year! 

This year, a ticket to Reunion includes a full weekend of exciting events. $50 Early Bird pricing through Monday, April 22. (Regular ticket price is $100.)

Ticket Includes:

  • All intellectual programs, tours, exhibitions, receptions, community gatherings, A Celebration of the Performing Arts at Columbia, and more!
  • Access to the Starlight Celebration and the new “Lion's Lounge” - a hospitality tent on Low Plaza, which includes grab-and-go snacks, beverages, and entertainment throughout the weekend. 

For more information about Reunion, please contact the Office of Development and Alumni Relations at [email protected] or (212) 853-7850.

Schedule of Events

While GS alumni are invited to attend a wide array of events hosted by all schools at Columbia, please see below for events hosted by the School of General Studies. Campus venues will be announced soon.


Friday, May 31

Afternoon Tea Party
5–6:30 p.m.

Join alumni for this Reunion Weekend favorite! Enjoy light bites and refreshments at this low-key gathering and enjoy reminiscing about your college experiences and beyond!

A Celebration of the Performing Arts at Columbia
7–9 p.m.

Guests are invited to join a thrilling evening of live performances by talented Columbia alumni and students. Performances will be followed by an audience Q&A and a dessert reception.

Saturday, June 1

Welcome Breakfast Celebrating Anniversary Class Years
9–10:30 a.m.

Join Dean Rosen-Metsch and your peers celebrating anniversary graduation years at a special champagne breakfast. Whether you’re celebrating your 5th or your 50th graduation anniversary, all milestone classes will be honored and celebrated, and all alumni are welcome to join the celebration.

Reunion Lunch
12–1:30 p.m.

Join fellow alumni for a sit-down lunch and have the opportunity to hear from current GS students and the GS Office of Development and Alumni Relations.

Force Multiplication: The Next Generation of Support to Veteran and Military-Connected Communities
2:30–3:30 p.m.

Join a panel of distinguished guests for an interactive session exploring how Columbia’s Center for Veteran Transition and Integration (CVTI) empowers other organizations to better serve and support Veteran and Military-Connected communities. As we celebrate the grand opening of the center’s new home on campus, and launch our new mission, we’re excited to take this opportunity to highlight the center’s past accomplishments and introduce our plans for the future.

Veterans Reception
3:30–5 p.m.
Gather with veteran alumni and students from all generations and all Columbia schools to connect, network, and learn about the University’s support for veterans, including those provided by the Center for Veteran Transition and Integration (CVTI). Appetizers, beer, and wine will be served.

Dual and Joint Degree Programs Reception
5–6:30 p.m.

Graduates of our Dual and Joint Degree Programs with Sciences Po, Tel Aviv University, Trinity College Dublin, City University of Hong Kong, and List College of the Jewish Theological Seminary are invited to a champagne reception in celebration of these diverse and groundbreaking nontraditional undergraduate programs.

Postbac Premed Program Reception
5–6:30 p.m.

Postbac Premed Program graduates and current students are invited to a reception hosted by James Colgrove, Dean of the Postbac Premed Program. Guests will hear about the growth of the Program and enjoy meeting members of the Postbac Premed community.

GS Reunion Dinner
6:30–9 p.m.

Don’t miss the biggest GS alumni event of the year! At this special event, attendees will hear from Dean Rosen-Metsch, and the Owl Award will be presented to this year’s recipient. Following dinner, join alumni from all schools at the Starlight Reception on Low Plaza.