Student FAQ

Q: When and where is the Sociology Commencement Ceremony?

A: The 2022 Sociology Graduation Celebration is an in-person event that will be held on Sunday, May 15th at 9 a.m.  at Zellerbach Hall. Students are asked to arrive by 8:45am for the student processional.

Q: Who can participate?

A: Sociology majors who graduated in Fall 2021 or with an expected graduation date of Spring 2022, Summer 2022, and Fall 2022.

Q: How will I get tickets for myself and my guests?

A: Registered Sociology graduating seniors do not need tickets for themselves, and will receive 2 free tickets, which can be picked up on certain days and times listed on this page. Additional tickets can be purchased through the link below:

Q: Will the Sociology Commencement ceremony be in-person or virtual?

A: As of now, the ceremony will held in person at Zellerbach Hall. However, the Dept. will abide any ordinances set by the City of Berkeley Public Health, UC Berkeley, and Zellerbach Hall.

Q: Where can I order my cap and gown?

A: Please see below:

The Cal Student Store will be your one-stop-shop for students looking for their:
- Regalia (Caps, Gowns, Tassels, Hoods)
- Stoles (including Customized, Dated, and more)
- Honor Cords
- Diploma Frames/Covers
- Class Rings
- Announcements
Starting in early February, we will be offering all of the above-mentioned regalia both in-store and on our website. In-store purchases will be available immediately upon purchase.
For online orders (in-store pickup or shipping), you can find us at: