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 is external) for information on the university-wide commencement ceremonies.

Department of History Commencement Ceremony

Spring 2022: Details TBA

University-Wide Commencement 

Winter 2022:  December 17, 2022, Location TBA

Spring 2022: TBA

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 2021

May 2020

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