Visa Letters, Tickets, and Regalia

Instructions for obtaining visa letters and ordering your regalia can be found below.

Invitation Requests for Visa Purposes

If you need an invitation letter as a supportive document to obtain visas for travel so you or your family can attend Class Day or Commencement ceremonies, please complete this form.

Questions? Please contact [email protected]


 Order Your Graduation Regalia!

You must complete your Marching Order Form (link will be sent after the grad info session on 2/15) by February 25th to be eligible for free rental regalia (gown and hood total is $118). Students are responsible for paying for their tam (the cap is $80), which is yours to keep! Failure to complete your marching order form will prohibit you from ordering your graduation regalia beginning February 27 until April 11 and may result in a fee of $40.

Once you have completed your marching order form, you may go to the Columbia Bookstore beginning February 27 until April 11 located at 2922 Broadway to get your graduation regalia measurements. If you are unable to visit the bookstore, please send the following information to the bookstore at [email protected] before February 25, 2024.

Email Subject: "LAW REGALIA ORDER"
Degree: LW
Tam* Yes, Required
A tam is required and if you need to purchase one from the bookstore, please do so. Be sure to provide your order number below.
Order Number:

The deadline for (only for students who completed the Marching Order Form by February 25th) ordering your regalia is April 11, 2024, by 5 pm.

Regalia distribution will begin on April 22, 2024, for those students who ordered by April 11th only. Any orders that were made after April 11th, pick-up date and time will be communicated by the bookstore directly to you. Regalia must be returned to the bookstore no later than May 24, 2024.

If you would like to purchase your regalia, please email the bookstore [email protected] directly.

Each graduating student may claim up to six (6) guest tickets for the Law School Class Day (May 13) until May 1st (NEW DEADLINE MAY 3RD) After May 1st, students can request additional tickets for Class Day (May 13).  Students will now get an email about extra tickets on May 6th!

Waitlist tickets for the  Law School Class Day (May 13) are subject to availability depending on the number of tickets that are not claimed. Waitlist requests will be available after May 1st.