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UGIS Commencement Ceremony 2024

Tuesday, May 14th, 2024
Zellerbach Auditorium

ISF graduates participate in the UGIS Commencement Ceremony held in May each year. The departmental Undergraduate and Interdisciplinary Studies (UGIS) ceremony includes ISF, Media Studies, and American Studies majors. Students who graduated in Fall 2024 and who are graduating in Spring 2024, Summer 2024, and Fall 2024 are eligible to participate. ISF majors should meet with their ISF faculty advisor and the undergraduate major advisor, Michelle, at least three months before the May ceremony to ensure they have met all of their major requirements for graduation.

More information regarding registration, ticket sales, parking, arrival time, guest instructions, etc. will be sent to eligible students and posted to the UGIS Commencement website. Please check your emails and the UGIS Commencement website throughout the Spring semester to find updated information.


2024 UGIS Commencement Speaker: Nadine M. Tang, M.S.W. ’75

Headshot of Nadine M. Tang

Ms. Tang is a social worker in private practice and an associate professor of clinical psychology at UC Berkeley. She is a former instructor at the Ann Martin Center, which provided educational and counseling services to at-risk youth in Alameda County and has also taught psychology at Tsinghua University in Beijing. From 1976 to 1986, Ms. Tang served as a staff social worker at University Health Services on the Berkeley campus. There she founded and directed the immigrant and refugee student program, an initiative designed to ease the transition to Berkeley for students from overseas and to develop targeted services for this population. More recently at Berkeley, she served on the task forces on intercollegiate athletics and alumni engagement, and on the large fundraising projects committee. She is a trustee emeritus of the UC Berkeley Foundation and served as a co-chair of the Campaign for the New Century. She also serves on the BEMCO board and is co-chair of the Board of Visitors. Her other campus affiliations include the Order of the Golden Bear and Berkeley Fellows, and she is a Builder of Berkeley.


UC Berkeley Campus-wide Commencement Ceremonies

The University campus-wide Spring Commencement ceremony will be on Saturday, May 11, 2024 at 10:30am. Visit the UC Berkeley Commencement page in the spring for details. If you have questions after reviewing their website, you can reach the Berkeley Commencement Staff on their Contact Us page. Graduate names are not read at the Spring campus-wide ceremony.