THE DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS
University of California, Berkeley
will be holding its
2013 COMMENCEMENT CEREMONIES
on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013
2:00 pm at Zellerbach Auditorium
Gerhard Gade University Professor of Mathematics, Harvard
Additional Information for our Graduates
All Mathematics & Applied Math majors graduating Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Summer 2013, and Fall 2013 are cordially invited to participate in commencement.
How To Sign Up For Commencement: To participate you must fill out the following survey: http://tinyurl.com/UCBMathGrad2013
We ask that you complete this survey by April 18th. Students who complete the survey by April 18th will be able to pick up their commencement tickets from the Math Advising offices (964 or 965 Evans) the week of April 22nd.
Tickets: Tickets will be available for pick-up in 964 and 965 Evans Hall the week of April 22nd for all students who signed up online by April 18th. Up to 4 free tickets are available to each student. Additional tickets may be purchased for $5.00 each (cash or checks payable to "UC Regents").
On The Day of The Ceremony: There will be a mandatory rehearsal of the graduation procession scheduled to begin promptly at 1:00pm in the foyer of Zellerbach Auditorium. Graduates should arrive at Zellerbach no later than 12:30pm. Doors will open for guest seating at 1:30pm.
Graduation Regalia: The ceremony begins with a formal procession of faculty and students. Therefore, students are required to wear cap and gown. To rent graduation regalia, and to buy senior rings, etc., please visit the Graduation Department of the Cal Student Store.
Departmental Honors: The Mathematics Department will present honors cords at the ceremony to students who have met or who are projected to meet the three requirements for Departmental Honors: 1) An overall grade point average of at least 3.3, 2) An upper-division major GPA of at least 3.5, and 3) completion of Math 196 or completion of two graduate courses with grades of at least A- in each. Departmental honors will also be noted in the commencement program. Students expecting departmental honors should indicate such in the commencement sign-up survey.
Phi Beta Kappa: Membership in the Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) honorary
society will be noted in the commencement program. Students who have joined PBK should indicate such in the commencement sign-up survey. Criteria for PBK membership can be found at http://pbk.berkeley.edu.
Your Diploma: Diplomas will be available about 3.5 months after the end of the term. If you need proof of graduation before then, you can obtain a Certificate of Completion in mid-June from the Office of the Registrar. Once your diploma has been prepared, you will receive it in the mail free of charge. Go to BearFacts to record a diploma mailing address. If an address is not supplied by the July deadline, the diploma will be mailed to the permanent home address on file.
Photographer: GradImages professional photographers will be taking pictures of graduates at our commencement this year. Pictures should be available to view, share, and order online at http://www.gradimages.com within a week following the ceremony.
Parking: During commencements at UC Berkeley, student "S" Permit areas will be open to the public for a fee. Drivers much purchase their dispenser (DMT) ticket from the machine located in the lot and display it face-up on their dashboard. The dispenser ticket is only valid in "S" permit areas. Please read parking signs carefully.
The Telegraph/Channing Garage (operated by the City of Berkeley), located west of Telegraph between Channing Way and Durant Ave, is also available to the public.
For more information about commencement day parking, please see http://pt.berkeley.edu/
Disability Accommodation: Please inform Rebecca Pauling in 967 Evans (rpauling [at] berkeley [dot] edu) if you or any of your guests require disability accommodations, (e.g., if they are disabled and/or will be using a wheelchair, if they need special seating, or if they need an assisted listening device). Information on the campus' Disability Access Services can be found at http://access.berkeley.edu.