Student FAQ

Q: When and where is the Sociology Commencement Ceremony?

A: The 2023 Sociology Graduation Celebration is an in-person event that will be held on Friday, May 19th 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 2022 or with an expected graduation date of Spring 2023, Summer 202, and Fall 2023.

Please register by clicking on this link. Please note that to register for the ceremony, you must complete 2 separate surveys. The link for the 2nd survey, will be found at the end of the 1st survey. 

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. Information for ticket distribution and purchase will updated at a later date.

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

A: As of now, the ceremony will held in person at 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: