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College of Education Convocation

 

"You are a talented group of thinkers, creators, and collaborators and I commend you on a job well done as you finish a grand chapter of your lives and prepare to start a new one." -Dean Mary Kalantzis

 

ITINTERARY FOR SUNDAY, MAY 18, 2014 – COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Convocation Reception:                               1:30 PM           College of Education
                                                                                         1310 S. Sixth Street, Champaign, IL

Convocation Line-up for Procession              3:30 PM           Graduates assemble at Lincoln Hall
                                                                                         709 S. Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL

                                                                  3:30 PM           Doors open and guest seating begins
                                                                                         Foellinger Auditorium located on the Quad
                                                                                         709 S. Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL

Convocation Ceremony                                 4:30 PM           Foellinger Auditorium located on the Quad
                                                                                         709 S. Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL

Due to the renovation of the State Farm Center, (formally known as Assembly Hall), some of the college campus convocations will be relocated to Foellinger Auditorium located on the Quad. Tickets will be mandatory this year with a maximum of 3 tickets per graduating candidate. All guests including infants and children will need a ticket for admittance. Tickets will be distributed in May. More information regarding ticket distribution will be available at a later date.

The College of Education follows campus policy for eligibility to participate in Convocation and/or campuswide Commencement ceremonies.

Candidates eligible to participate in the College of Education Convocation and campuswide Commencement ceremonies include August 2013 graduates, December 2013 graduates, and May 2014 degree candidates. Doctoral degree candidates CANNOT participate in the College Convocation and campuswide Commencement ceremonies if they do not deposit by April 25, 2014.
 

Bachelor's Degree Candidates

Prospective Bachelor degree candidates with 13 or fewer hours remaining who expect to complete their degree requirements in August 2014 are eligible to participate.  Students who have not yet indicated their intention to participate in both ceremonies should contact the Admission/records Officer for the College of Education immediately.  Failure to do so will prevent candidates from receiving important information. August 2014 names will not appear in the printed College Convocation and campuswide Commencement program booklets until May 2015.

Graduate Degree Candidates

  • Graduate Student Petitions requesting participation in the College Convocation ceremony are no longer accepted.
  • Prospective Master's and Certificate of Advance Study degree candidates with 8 or fewer hours remaining who expect to complete their degree requirements in August 2014 are eligible to participate.  Students who have not yet indicated their intention to participate in both ceremonies should contact their departmental academic support specialist at convocation@education.illinois.edu immediately.  Failure to do so will prevent candidates from receiving important information. August 2014 names will not appear in the printed College Convocation and campuswide Commencement program booklets until May 2015.


Campuswide Commencement Ceremony

For information on the campuswide Commencement ceremony, visit www.illinois.edu/commencement.
If you have questions on the campuswide Commencement ceremony after visiting the website, you may contact the Committee on Commencement at 217-333-8834 or email at commencement@illinois.edu.

College of Education Convocation Ceremony

Elaine Iliff Middleton
1 Education Building
217-333-4988
convocation@education.illinois.edu

The College of Education looks forward to celebrating with you on Sunday, May 18, 2014!