Application for Certification of Professional Achievement

In order for your Certification of Professional Achievement to be conferred, you must submit this application form before the deadline listed on the Certification Completion page. If you missed the deadline, you may still submit this form and your application will be reviewed during the next review period.   

Be sure to provide your name as you wish it to appear on the Certification. Also, remember to provide a full mailing address that will remain current for a few months after the conferral date. If you do not provide a valid mailing address, this will cause delays in processing.

If you are completing a Certificate and not a Certification of Professional Achievement, you must submit the Application for Certificate form, which is found on the Certification Completion page.   

Applications are reviewed three times per year. Certifications will be printed and mailed approximately four weeks following the October, February, and May conferral dates (listed on the Certification Completion page). If you have any questions, please email sps-studentaffairs@columbia.edu or call 212-854-0419.





Your PID starts with "C00" and can be found by logging in to http://ssol.columbia.edu and clicking "Academic Profile."




Please select the appropriate completion month and year:

  • Students who complete their program at the end of the summer term should select October. 
  • Students who complete their program at the end of the fall term should select February. 
  • Students who complete their program at the end of the spring term should select May.


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