MCB Spring 2023 Convocation

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The School of MCB Convocation Ceremony for Spring 2023 is tentatively scheduled for Sunday, May14, 2023 from 9:00 AM CT to 10:30 AM CT at the Krannert Center for Performing Arts. Please watch this page for additional information in late November or early December, 2022.

Graduates may participate in both the School of MCB and university-wide ceremonies, but must register for each ceremony separately and order a cap and gown to participate. The same cap and gown can be worn at each ceremony. The university-wide Commencement Ceremony is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, May 13, 2023 at 9:30 AM CT at Memorial Stadium. Additional information on the university-wide ceremonies and proper attire will be sent to students.

Eligibility for 2023 Convocation Participation

Students who have completed degree requirements in August 2022 or December 2022, or will complete degree requirements in May 2023 or August 2023 are eligible to participate.

Undergraduate Degree

  • Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Science in LAS with major in MCB Honors Concentration
  • Bachelor of Science in LAS with major in MCB

Master's Degree

  • Master of Science from one of the following departments: Biochemistry, Cell & Developmental Biology, Microbiology, Molecular & Integrative Physiology.
  • Master of Science from one of the following programs: Biophysics & Quantitative Biology or Neuroscience.
  • Master of Science from the School of Molecular & Cellular Biology.

Doctor of Philosophy

  • Doctor of Philosophy from one of the following departments: Biochemistry, Cell & Developmental Biology, Microbiology, Molecular & Integrative Physiology.
  • Doctor of Philosophy from one of the following programs: Biophysics & Quantitative Biology or Neuroscience.
    • PhD students must have deposited their thesis by 5:00 PM on the posted deadline.

Academic Attire

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Information about ordering academic regalia (cap and gown) can be found on the campus Commencement website.

University-Wide Ceremonies

View videos and programs from past MCB Convocation Ceremonies.

2022

May 2022 Convocation Video

School of MCB Convocation Program, May 2022 (PDF)

 

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Contact

If you have any further questions regarding convocation, including accessibility concerns, please contact MCB Advising at advising@mcb.illinois.edu or (217) 333-6774.