2018 Commencement Ceremony

The spring commencement ceremony for the Department of History will take place at Zellerbach Auditorium at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.

Our keynote guest will be George Soros of Open Society Foundations in conversation with Marty Jay, Professor Emeritus. 

Following the ceremony, a reception for graduates and their guests will be held in Lower Sproul Plaza.

Commencement Instructions

Tickets Only Available to Current History Students with Department Voucher

  • Tickets are required of all guests (but not graduating students)
  • To retrieve a voucher, bring your Cal ID to 3229 Dwinelle Hall
  • History students may purchase up to six guest tickets (with a voucher only) through May 16
  • Vouchers must be retrieved by 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15
  • Tickets are $10 each from CalPerformances Ticket Office in Zellerbach Hall

2017-2018 Student Honors & Awards