In addition to the campuswide Commencements in May and December, many departments and student groups hold smaller, more personal graduations in the spring semester only. Each group handles its event independently, and graduates can attend the campuswide Commencement, department graduation, or both. Ask your loved ones about their plans.
American Indian Graduate Program
Disabled Students’ Program
Earth and Planetary Science
Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures
Commencement Speaker: Jay Crisostomo
George G. Cameron Professor of Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations and Languages; Associate Professor of Assyriology, Department of Middle Eastern Studies, University of Michigan
Commencement Speech: Sumerian, Science, and Soccer or What Has MELC Ever Done for Us?
Native American Studies
Natural Resources, Rausser College of
The Rausser College of Natural Resources will host the Spring 2023 Commencement on Sunday, May 14, at 9 a.m. at the Hearst Greek Theatre. The Commencement ceremony will include graduate and undergraduate students from the following departments: Agricultural & Resource Economics, Environmental Science, Policy & Management, Nutritional Sciences & Toxicology, and Plant & Microbial Biology. Undergraduate majors include Conservation & Resource Studies, Ecosystem Management & Forestry, Environmental Economics & Policy, Environmental Sciences, Genetics & Plant Biology, Microbial Biology, Molecular Environmental Biology, Nutritional Sciences — Dietetics, Nutritional Sciences — Physiology & Metabolism, Nutritional Sciences — Toxicology, and Society & Environment.
The Energy & Resource Group will host a separate, intimate ceremony for their students on Friday, May 12, at the Alumni House.
All Rausser students who graduated or will graduate in the following semesters are invited to participate:
Visit the Political Science Department’s commencement page for more information, polisci.berkeley.edu/political-science-cal/commencement/ceremony-details.