The department has one commencement ceremony a year, held in the Spring. History students graduating in Spring, Summer or either the proceeding or following Fall are welcome. This year's ceremony will be held Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 at 9:30am, in Zellerbach Auditorium. The keynote speaker will be Anthony D. Romero, Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union.
Instructions and details on participation for undergraduate students (students earning their BA) are available for download here. The undergraduate student online signup form for the History Department's graduation ceremony is available here.
Students who will be receiving their MA or PhD should follow the instructions provided here. The graduate student online signup form for the History Department's graduation ceremony is available here.
In addition to the departmental ceremony the campus also offers a campuswide Commencement ceremony. It will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2013, 10:00 am, in Edwards Stadium. Graduating seniors from all academic disciplines can participate.
Details: Tickets are now available. See http://commencement.berkeley.edu/