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Congratulations on completing your Online MPH degree!

Please review the following information about the degree check-out process, requesting a certificate of completion, converting your student account to an alumni account, and other alumni services.

On-Campus/Online MPH Degree Check-Out

The On-Campus/Online MPH Degree Check-Out workshop is an opportunity to review the steps needed for a smooth transition from student to alumni. The workshop reviews important information about degree clearance timeline, access to UCB systems after graduation, alumni services & support, and so much more.

Degree Check-out Q&A – Spring 2021

Certificate of Completion

The Certificate of Degree Completion is automatically generated by our system and emailed to students as soon as all steps in the filing process have been completed AND all requirements have been met on the student’s Academic Progress Report (APR).

Transcripts & Diplomas


Your degree is posted on your official transcript approximately three months after the end of the term.


Schedule for receiving diplomas:

  • Fall Graduate: Early April
  • Spring Graduate: Early September
  • Summer Graduate: Early December

Address – Your diploma will be mailed to your address in CalCentral. Please see instructions in CalCentral on how to check and update this address prior to graduation.

NameThe name on your diploma will appear as it was recorded from your UC Berkeley admission application. You may change your name of record by providing a driver’s license or passport, or record of a legal name change. For more information on name changes, requests on diplomas, or ordering transcripts, please visit the Office of Registrar.


Berkeley Public Health

Coming soon!

School of Public Health virtual ceremony. More information about the event will be found on the SPH website soon.

UC Berkeley

Coming soon!

A campuswide virtual ceremony with speeches and the conferring of degrees. More information about the event can be found on the UC Berkeley commencement website.

Cap, Gown and More

Whether the campuswide and department ceremonies are in person or virtual, you can watch them in your graduation regalia! If you are at home get comfy — or get formal! If you go all out, you may purchase your cap and gown, frame, and other graduation items from the Cal Student Store and have them shipped directly to your home.

Berkeley Email Address

After graduation, transition your student account to an alumni account. The address will remain the same, nothing in your account will change, and the process is fast and easy. 

As a new alumni, you have nine months after leaving Berkeley to convert your student email account to an alumni account with the same address, attachments, emails, and files. If the account isn’t claimed, it will be shut down and attachments, emails, and files will be deleted.

Alumni Services

Alumni OOMPH+: Connect with fellow alums. Update your contact information. Find out about new online courses and how to take them as an OOMPH alumni, and learn about career and volunteer opportunities on the new OOMPH+ Portal alumni webpage.

Berkeley Public Health (BPH): Visit the  BPH Alumni page to keep in touch with your BPH classmates by attending an alumni event, submitting an Alumni Note, or connecting on social media.

Cal Alumni Association: Becoming a member of the Cal Alumni Association is the best way to stay connected to your alma mater! Membership provides many valuable discounts, privileges, and benefits to help you network with fellow Cal graduates and take full advantage of your alumni status.