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 2023:
Tuesday, May 16, 2023
Zellerbach Auditorium, 7pm

University-Wide Commencement Ceremonies

Winter 2022: December 17, 2022
Spring 2023: Tuesday, May 13, 2023, California Memorial Stadium
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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 2022

May 2021

May 2020