The Business Administration Major Haas Commencement

2019 Undergraduate Commencement MOVED to the Haas School of Business. 

Weather forecasts tomorrow morning indicate thunderstorms. The Greek Theatre cannot operate in severe weather.  As a matter of safety, we have moved commencement to the Haas School. We’ve looked across campus and there are no available facilities that can accommodate a group of our size under such short notice.
Therefore, we will make it work at Haas! Thank you in advance for your cooperation and understanding as we adapt to these less than ideal circumstances.
Please see the PDF below for details on commencement seating, viewing, and the reception.
Commencement at Haas (pdf)

Participating in the Ceremony

Date: Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 9 AM

Location: Haas School of Business

Tickets for the Ceremony will be on sale beginning Wednesday, April 24th for $8.00 each.  Children 5 and under are free, but must have a ticket.  Tickets are available from tickets.berkeley.edu website, over the phone at 510-642-9988, and at the Ticket Office at Zellerbach Hall (Tues-Fri, 12 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Sat-Sun, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.), as well as at the venue on the day of the event beginning one hour before your ceremony until one hour after the published start time.

GRADUATES DO NOT NEED TICKETS. Graduates need to arrive by 8 AM.

Length: The ceremony will last approximately two hours.

Commencement is scheduled rain or shine.

Commencement Speaker

Faculty member and Haas alumnus Stephen Etter, BS 83, MBA 89, will serve as our 2019 Commencement speaker. In addition to a 30-year career working in private equity and serving as one of the founding partners at Greyrock Capital Group, Etter has been a professional faculty member in finance at Berkeley Haas for the last 24 years—48 consecutive semesters. He has twice earned the school’s prestigious Cheit Award for Teaching Excellence from his undergraduate students and once received the campus-wide UC Berkeley Distinguished Teaching Award.

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