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 8:30am 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.

Registration has now closed. For any questions, please contact the undergraduate advisers at 

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. Tickets for children 3 years and younger will be available for free on the day of commencement at Cal Performance Box Office.

You can pick up your 2 free tickets by contacting one of the undergraduate advisers at 

Additional tickets can be purchased below:

In Person
Cal Performance Box Office
The Ticket Office is located at the northeast corner of Zellerbach Hall on the UC Berkeley campus. 
Our phone and window hours are:
Open Tuesday–Friday, 12–5:30 pm, Saturday–Sunday 1–5 pm.
Closed Mondays.
(Holiday and University break hours may vary; please call 510.642.9988 for updates before visiting the Ticket Office.)

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: