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The MCB advising office will be closed over the lunch hour (12 to 1pm) from July 15 - August 23.

The advising office is open all summer 8:30 to 5. You can make an appointment by calling (217)333-6774 or using our online scheduling app, YouCanBook.me. Please come see us!


Considering transfering to MCB? See below for Info meetings.


Express Advising Times & MCB Workshops

Dates for MCB information meetings for Fall 2019.

New for spring semester, students must attend an information meeting before they are allowed to sign up for an individual advising meeting with an MCB advisor. 

  • Thursday, August 29, 3:00–4:00 PM
  • Friday, August 30, 10:00–11:00 AM
  • Thursday, September 5 3:00–4:00 PM

 See below for more information on declaring the MCB major.

 Transferring to MCB from Another LAS Major on the Urbana Campus

Current Illinois undergraduates, in an LAS major, who wish to change their major to MCB must complete the following steps.

  1. Attend an MCB informational meeting.
  2. Complete the Curriculum Change Form during the posted application period. Students will receive an email indicating whether or not they have been accepted to MCB once the form has been processed. Intercollegiate Transfers (ICT)

Transferring to MCB from Another LAS Major on the Urbana Campus

Current Illinois undergraduates who wish to ICT into the College of LAS and declare MCB as a major, must complete the following steps.

  1. Attend an LAS information session.
  2. Attend an MCB informational meeting.
  3. Apply online using the link emailed to you by the College of LAS. Students will receive an email indicating whether or not they have been accepted to MCB once your application has been processed.

MCB Advisors can be contacted in room 200 Burrill Hall or by calling 217-333-6774. 

For general information on suggested courses to take prior to transferring please refer to our MCB Prospective Student Guide.