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 17th, 2016 at 9:30am, in Zellerbach Auditorium. The keynote speaker will be our very own Martin Jay, Professor of History and The Sidney Hellman Ehrman Chair of European History. Students' names and thesis topics will be read as they cross the stage, and a reception will follow.
Doors Open for Guests: 8:30 a.m.
Musical Interlude: 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Ceremony Start: 9:30 a.m.
We have extended the registration deadline for this year's commencement ceremony.
History Graduation Information and Signup for Undergraduate Students
Instructions and details on participation for undergraduate students (students earning their BA) are available for download here. The undergraduate student online sign up for the History Department's graduation ceremony is now available. UNDERGRADUATES SIGN UP HERE.
History Graduation Information and Signup for Graduate Students
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 now available. STUDENTS RECEIVING THEIR MA OR PHD SIGN UP HERE.
History Graduation Information for Guests
Information will be posted shortly.
Senior Convocation (University-wide commencement ceremony):
In addition to the departmental ceremony the campus also offers a campuswide Commencement ceremony. It will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2016, 10:00 am, in Memorial Stadium. Graduating seniors from all academic disciplines can participate. Please note that names will not be read at this ceremony.