Commencement

A Berkeley Public Health student participates in the 2019 graduation ceremony

2020 Commencement

Sunday, May 17th
2pm | Greek Theater
More information about the event will be added to this page as it becomes available.
FAQs

The campus-wide commencement involves all majors offered at UC Berkeley. The School of Public Health (SPH) commencement is more personal. Unlike the campus-wide commencement, each SPH graduate will walk across the stage to receive a commemorative certificate while his/her/their name is read.

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Yes, children/babies must each have their own ticket in order to be admitted to the event.

If you would like to participate in this year’s School of Public Health Commencement Ceremony, you must register by TBA.

All School of Public Health Online MPH student graduating in 2019-2020 are eligible to participate in the School of Public Health Commencement Ceremony, this includes students who completed their capstone (Comprehensive Exam) in fall 2019 and spring 2020 or will be completing their capstone in Summer 2020.

The ceremony is approximately 2.5 hours long.

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We encourage you to take public transportation. If you choose to drive, please consult the campus map for directions. You may park in the surrounding area and private lots on a first-come, first-served basis, charges and hours vary.

Reserved parking is not available for commencement. If you choose to drive, please consult the campus map for directions. Parking is available in the campus parking lots on a first-come, first-served basis. You may also park in the surrounding city parking lots. Rates and hours may vary.

No, the diploma will be mailed to your address listed in CalCentral approximately three-and-a-half months after the ceremony. Visit the registrar’s office for more information. If you need evidence of degree completion sooner, you may request a Certificate of Completion.

You can order regalia at Cal Bookstore.

MPH & DrPH: The Public Health hood is a “salmon pink” and the tassel is “blue and gold.”

Biostatistics:  The Public Health hood is a “white” and the tassel is “blue and gold.”

PhD: The Public Health hood is a “blue” and the tassel is “blue and gold.”

MS: The Public Health hood is a “yellow” and the tassel is “blue and gold.”

You can pick-up your regalia at the Cal Bookstore or have it mailed to you directly.

You are advised to email: sphcommencement@berkeley.edu for more detailed information.

2019 Commencement

Congratulations to our 2019 graduates!

Go to the 2019 Commencement photo gallery