School of Information May 2024 Commencement

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Saturday, May 18, 2024
2:00 pm
Zellerbach Auditorium, UC Berkeley

The commencement ceremony honors the class of 2024 with keynote speaker and student speakers.

The May ceremony honors graduates from all five School of Information degree programs: Ph.D. in information science, Master of Information Management and Systems (MIMS), Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS), 5th Year Master of Information and Data Science (5th Year MIDS), and Master of Information and Cybersecurity (MICS), from Summer 2023, Fall 2023, and Spring 2024.

Outstanding master’s capstone projects will be honored with the Hal R. Varian MIDS Capstone Award, the 5th Year MIDS Capstone Award, the Lily L. Chang MICS Capstone Award, the James R. Chen Award for outstanding MIMS final projects, and the Sarukkai Social Impact Award.

Following the ceremony, graduates and their guests are invited to a celebratory reception.

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Getting to Zellerbach Auditorium

Commencement parking is available in the Lower Sproul Garage, accessible via Bancroft Way and located under Zellerbach Hall. Commencement parking will be a $11 flat rate, payable by credit or debit card only (no cash).

If the Lower Sproul Garage is full, additional pay parking is available at the Telegraph-Channing Garage; enter on Channing Way or Durant Ave, below Telegraph.


If you have questions about this event, please contact the student affairs team at studentaffairs@ischool.berkeley.edu.


If you require an accommodation for effective communication (ASL interpreting, CART captioning, alternative media formats, etc.) or information about mobility access in order to fully participate in this event, please contact Megan O’Connor with as much advance notice as possible and at least 7–10 days in advance of the event.

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Megan O’Connor
Assistant Director of Student Affairs Operations

Last updated:

October 25, 2023