Columbia College Chicago’s celebration of our graduating graduate and undergraduate student’s work... all wrapped up in a festival bow!
With 100+ exhibitions, screenings, readings, showcases, presentations, and more, you’ll want to plan your schedule. Our treasure map is the guide to understanding and planning!
So, plan out your day, get a sneak peak of our students' work with Student Stories through our social media, the Manifest Mini-Series, and check out our Manifest 2023: UNLOCK Trailer and you'll have the keys to the best Manifest experience ever!
Search for 'Engage Columbia', and once downloaded, select the Manifest 2023: Unlocked hub.
From there, you can search for events to register for and create your personalized itinerary.
Available in the Apple App Store and Google Play.
4 Outdoor Locations
12 Columbia Buildings
6 – 6:45 p.m. | MASTERS RECEPTION | 754 S. Wabash, 5th Floor
7 - 9 p.m. | DEPARTMENT SHOWCASES| Campus-wide
12:45 - 1 p.m. | GRADUATING STUDENT PARADE | Starting @ Food Truck Lot
1 - 1:30 p.m. | MANIFEST KICK-OFF | Main Lot between Balbo Dr. and Harrison St.
1:30 - 8 p.m. | MAINSTAGE presented by the Student Programming Board + Student Organizations | Main Lot between Balbo Dr. and Harrison St.
2 - 7 p.m. | MANIFRESH presented by EMP | Balbo Dr. and Wabash Ave.
2 - 9 p.m. | DEPARTMENT SHOWCASES | Campus-wide
Manifest Student Team
Manifest 2023 Creative Director: Giovanna Martin (‘23)
Manifest Song Winner: Tanya Guerrero (‘23)
Programming Assistant: Elisha Dennard (‘25)
Marketing Assistant: Isabel Rutledge (‘24)
Digital Media Assistant: Emma Hoffman (‘23)
Assistant Producer: Trisa Colon (‘23)
Manifest will follow the college's school specific protocols and safety procedures with regards to the COVID-19 pandemic and related restrictions.