Commencement 2018

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Please check this site often as frequent changes and updates will occur.

Unless otherwise noted below, graduation will take place on Tuesday, May 22 and Wednesday, May 23, 2018  
at Zellerbach Hall on the UC Berkeley campus, 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800, Berkeley, CA 94720.



College of Osteopathic Medicine

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Tuesday Morning, May 22nd

8:00AM - Graduates arrive
9:00AM - Doors open for guests
10:00AM - Ceremony begins

Master of Science in Medical Health Sciences

Tuesday Morning, May 22nd, TUC Campus - Lander Hall Auditorium

8:00AM - Graduates arrive
9:00AM - Doors open for guests
10:00AM - Ceremony begins

College of Education and Health Sciences

Tuesday Evening, May 22nd

5:00PM - Graduates arrive
6:00PM - Doors open for guests
7:00PM - Ceremony begins

College of Pharmacy

Wednesday Morning, May 23rd

8:00AM - Graduates arrive
9:00AM - Doors open for guests
10:00AM - Ceremony begins




Watch this section as May approaches for any traffic or other news alerts that may effect arrival times.
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This site provides helpful information and instructions for students, families and faculty to ensure smooth sailing through the graduation process. Please review important information about forms, the Commencement Ceremony, and local information for family and friends.

This site also provides a calendar of events, listing other university events related to commencement. The site provides information for steps after graduation, advice from previous students in graduate testimonies, as well as answers to frequently asked questions.

After exploring the contents of this website, please contact your college's Commencement Committee Chair with any questions you may have.

CEHS - Dr. Michael Barbour

COM - Ms. Arielle Vale or Ms. Donna Fyfe

COP - Dr. Gordon McCarter




Important Dates and Information


Schedule of Events
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Commencement Celebrations


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