Getting Ready


Review Your Expected Graduation Term on Cal Central

Your expected graduation term (or EGT for spring, summer, or winter) is automatically generated and posted to the ”My Academics” page of Cal Central underneath your photo. If you are not completing all of your degree requirements by the end of your EGT, you will need to contact your college/school’s advising office.

photo of a happy graduate
photo of a happy graduate

Get Ticketed and Listed for Commencement

The December 2020 campuswide commencement will be held virtually on December 19, 2020, at 10 a.m. Watch it live on MarchingOrder.


Get Your Cap, Gown, and More

Purchase your cap and gown, frame, and other graduation items through the Cal Student Store, which will ship directly to your home. Berkeley does not provide cords; check with your department and student groups to see if they provide them.

photo of a happy graduate