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School of Molecular and Cellular Biology Convocation Website

Due to the global pandemic, in-person ceremonies scheduled for May 2020 have been postponed and will be rescheduled when it is safe to gather again. In the meantime, we hope you enjoy watching and rewatching our virtual celebrations.

The School of MCB Virtual Convocation Ceremony is available to re-watch here.

Download your copy of the School of MCB Convocation Program (PDF) and follow along with our virtual celebration.

Spring 2020 School of MCB Virtual Convocation Ceremony

The School of MCB virtual ceremony lasts approximately 53 minutes and recognizes students earning a Ph.D., M.S. or B.S. from the School of Molecular & Cellular Biology. The presentation features Powerpoint slides for each participant, which may include a photo, name, list of honors and post-graduation plans. Each graduate's name is read as the slides are shown.

Spring 2020 university-wide Online Commencement Celebration

Re-watch the university-wide online Commencement celebration at go.illinois.edu/celebration. This celebration lasts approximately 15 minutes.

Spring 2020 Congratulatory Video from the College of LAS

Although we weren't able to celebrate in person, the College of LAS would like to congratulate the Class of 2020 via this video — featuring Dean Hu, some of your beloved professors and instructors, and a special musical guest.

In June, students will be sent a diploma cover, printed convocation program, printed awards ceremony program (if applicable), printed certificate (if applicable), and an MCB branded lanyard to the address indicated on their registration form.

Eligibility for Convocation Participation

The following students are eligible to participate in the School of MCB May 2020 virtual ceremony.