The University of California, Berkeley campus wide commencement ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, May 18, at 10 a.m. and will end at approximately 2:30 p.m. This year's commencement will be held in the California Memorial Stadium and close to 30,000 graduates, families and friends are expected to attend. 

Please plan for traffic delays. Northbound Piedmont at Bancroft will be closed between 8:00 a.m. and approximately 3:00 or 3:30 p.m.(depending on pedestrian traffic). Southbound Gayley will be closed as necessary based on pedestrian and vehicular traffic.). Attendees are encouraged to use public transportation. Visit for additional commencement information.