Student FAQ

Q: When and where is the Sociology Commencement Ceremony?

A: The 2024 Sociology Graduation Celebration is an in-person event that will be held on Monday, May 13th 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 2023 or with an expected graduation date of Spring 2024, Summer 2024, and Fall 2024.


Q: How do I register for the Sociology Commencement Ceremony?

A: You must complete the 2 part survey. The link to register will be found at the end of the 1st survey.


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

A: Registered graduating students do not need tickets for themselves. Every person who enters Zellerbach Hall will need a ticket. However, all registered students will get 2 complimentary tickets. Tickets for children 3 years and younger will be available for free on the day of commencement at Cal Performance Box Office (located at the northeast corner of Zellerbach Hall) .

You can pick up your 2 free tickets during in-person, drop-in advising: Monday-Thursday from 10-Noon and 2-4pm in either 424/426 Social Sciences Building. Please note that if either adviser is busy working with a student, you will need to wait until it is your turn to be helped.

You can purchase tickets in a few ways:


*Tickets are $10 each, and there is a purchase limit of 10*



Direct link:


In Person

Cal Performance Box Office

The Ticket Office is located at the northeast corner of Zellerbach Hall on the UC Berkeley campus. 


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: In-person


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

For online orders (in-store pickup or shipping), you can find us at: