History Department Commencement

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. Students' names and thesis topics will be read as they cross the stage, and a reception will follow. The keynote speaker will be Mary Elizabeth Berry, Class of 1944 Professor of History.

  • Doors Open for Guests: 8:30 a.m.
  • Musical Interlude: 8:30–9:30 a.m.
  • Ceremony Start: 9:30 a.m.

Graduating history students should register for commencement here.

Information for guests is available here.


Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 9:00am
All Welcome - Tickets Required
Zellerbach Auditorium, UC Berkeley