Q: Where can I get information about dining and lodging?
A: For information on restaurants and hotels in the Berkeley area, please visit the Visitor Services Website.
Q: Is there special parking available for this event?
A: No. Please see here for information regarding parking on/near campus.
Q: Are tickets required?
A: Yes. Beginning on April 15, graduating seniors may obtain 2 free tickets and purchase a limited number of additional tickets at the Sociology Front Desk in 410 Barrows Hall. Please note that tickets MUST be purchased by the graduating student personally. For more information, please see here.
Q: What if I need a wheelchair or special seating?
To reserve wheelchair or special seating inside Zellerbach Auditorium, contact Rebecca Chavez at , email@example.com, in 450 Barrows Hall, or at (510)642-4766 to make the necessary arrangements. Please see here for more details.
Q: Will there be a professional photographer?
A: Yes - please see here for information about photography.
Q: May I move into the aisles/up front to take my student's picture as he/she walks across the stage?
A: For safety reasons, the aisles must remain clear. We ask that guests stay in their seats during the entire ceremony. Please remember that each graduate will have his or her picture taken by our professional photographer after they walk across the stage. We encourage families to take pictures before and after the ceremony, and from their seats.
Q: What time do doors open?
A: Doors open at 8:00 a.m.
Q: Is there reserved seating?
A: No. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Q: Will refreshments be provided at the reception?
A: Yes, light refreshments will be provided after the graduation ceremony.