MANIFEST LIAISON GROUP

A space for collaboration, resources, and event production support.

Welcome! Please take a moment to learn the two functions of this Group so you are fully informed and prepared for Manifest.

1. Information

  • This website serves as your hub for all information, deadlines, resources, Covid protocols, and updates about Manifest.
  • Download the app to easily access this group. For Apple products, search the App Store for "Columbia College Chicago." For Android products, visit the Google Play Store and search "Columbia College Chicago."

2. Communication

  • Lookout for emails from manifest@colum.edu for updates!
  • Use the General Channel Feed if you have general questions for the Manifest Team or have announcements or questions for other Manifest Liaisons.

FOLLOW US @CCCMANIFEST |colum.edu/manifest |#CCCManifest | #TogetherAtManifest

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MISSION

Manifest is Columbia College Chicago’s student driven event that showcases graduating student work.

As an annual tradition and defining ritual, Manifest brings the entire community together to celebrate our creative spirit and develop long-lasting, memorable relationships and connections.

GOALS

  1. Create a sense of belonging within our community through shared experiences within the planning process and culminating festival - an event that is unique to Columbia College Chicago.
  2. Empower students to actively hone their academic learning by real-world practice, deepening their knowledge and skillsets through the application of their disciplines.
  3. Showcase Columbia talent to industry professionals, launching students towards their careers and creative journeys.

MANIFEST FOOTPRINT

Manifest will take place within 11 campus buildings and 4 outdoor spaces:

- Manifest Mainstage/Student Orgs/Activities on State St. between Balbo Dr. and Harrison St.

- ManiFresh at Wabash Ave. and Balbo Dr.

- Food Trucks at the Student Center

- CTVA at The Garden

Download Map HERE

THURSDAY, MAY 12 | MASTERS SHOWCASE

6 - 7 P.M. | Masters Reception | Student Center, 754 S. Wabash Ave., 5th Floor

7 - 9 P.M. | Department Showcases | Campus-Wide

FRIDAY, MAY 13 | MANIFEST

12:45 - 1 P.M. | Graduate Parade | Step off at the Student Center

1 - 1:30 P.M. | Manifest Kick-Off | State Street Stage on State Street between Balbo Dr. and Harrison St.

1:30 - 7 P.M. | Manifest State Street Stage presented by SPB + Student Org Activations | State St. between Balbo Dr. and Harrison St.

2 - 7 P.M. | ManiFresh and P. Lee Fresh Stage presented by Events Management Practicum | Balbo Dr. and Wabash Ave.

2 - 7 P.M. | Food Trucks | Student Center Parking Lot

2 - 9 P.M. | Department Showcases | Campus-Wide

7 - 8 P.M. | Manifest State Street Stage Headliner....TBD! | State St. between Balbo Dr. and Harrison St.

MANIFEST STUDENT KICK-OFF

We hare hosting a Manifest Zoom Kick-Off just for students! The Manifest Student Team will provide the student body with an overview of what to expect at Manifest and how to get involved.

Early March. Stay tuned!

STUDENT INVOLVEMENT

There are numerous opportunities for students who are not graduating to get involved. This includes working as a volunteers, performers, and installations. Applications will open in March. Please help spread the word!

DIRECT STUDENTS TO OPPORTUNITIES HERE

TRAINING RESOURCES

Many Columbia students have never been to an in-person Manifest. Feel free to use this presentation we created to train students, new faculty, or staff on all things Manifest. Please also share the Manifest trailer above!

LINK TO PRESENTATION HERE