A team of more than 100 UC Berkeley students built the virtual Blockeley University in the popular Minecraft video game. At 2:30 p.m. Saturday, hundreds of graduating UC Berkeley students attend a virtual, mock commencement ceremony in an animated version of Memorial Stadium — complete with “Pomp and Circumstance,” remarks by Chancellor Carol Christ, the conferring of degrees, “Hail to California” and flying mortarboards.
- Read more about Blockely University, and all the ways Berkeley is recognizing graduates during the COVID-19 pandemic .
- Watch and read Chancellor Carol Christ’s Blockeley University commencement address .
- Meet UC Berkeley graduates, including the University Medalist , the runners-up for the award and an undocumented sheet metal worker who has earned a degree in physics .