The Department of History holds one commencement ceremony and reception each year in mid-May.

History degree candidates will receive registration and attendance information via email from the undergaduate or graduate advisor. Updates and additional information will then be available on this page. Visit for information on the university-wide commencement ceremonies.

Honors & Awards

Departmental awards, selected by the faculty Honors Committee, are presented to students at the annual commencement ceremony. The most recent winners of departmental awards and the proposed honors graduates are listed here.

Recent Programs

May 2018

May 2017

2017 Winter Commencement — Chancellor Carol Christ and History Alumnus Austin Weinstein