Convocation

Congratulations on earning your degree! To mark this important accomplishment, you are cordially invited to participate in the Undergraduate Physics and Astronomy Convocation, to be held at 1:30 p.m., on Sunday, May 14, 2017 in the Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts (KCPA).

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Itinerary for Sunday, May 14, 2017

Convocation Ceremony
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Reception
Campus and the local community can be very, very busy on this day. Restaurants are usually very busy and waits can be long. As part of the Department event, we will offer a congratulatory reception of light appetizers in the KCPA’s Studio Theatre following the convocation ceremony. All graduates and their families are invited to attend.

Eligibility to participate

You are eligible to participate in the Department of Physics/Department of Astronomy Convocation Ceremony if you received your Bachelor's degree since May 2016 or will complete requirements this May.

Registering for Convocation

You must register in advance to participate in the Department of Physics/Department of Astronomy Convocation Ceremony. This year's registration process is completely online.

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Regalia (Cap and Gown) information

Regalia is not worn or required at this ceremony.

Parking

Parking information for the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts can be found on their website. Further details about convocation parking at KCPA will be provided when available. You are also welcome to park at Loomis Laboratory and walk to KCPA. Parking Lot B21 on the east side of Loomis Laboratory and MRL building is most conveniently located for our convocation ceremony. Parking is also allowed at any street meter except for those which are "bagged," marked with a gold "reserved 24-hours/day" sign, or a "handicapped" reserved sign.

Campuswide Commencement Ceremony

For information on the campuswide Commencement ceremony, visit
http://commencement.illinois.edu/. If you have questions about this material, please contact the Illinois Committee on Commencement at 217.333.8834 or commencement@illinois.edu.

The Departments of Physics and Astronomy look forward to celebrating with you. We hope that this web page has provided you with pertinent information regarding this year's Departmental convocation ceremony.

Questions about the Physics/Astronomy Convocation

Contact: Stephanie Johansson or Kate Shunk
Department of Physics
1110 W. Green Street MC 704
Urbana, IL 61801
ph: 217.300.4241 (Stephanie)
ph: 217.244.6225 (Kate)
convocation@physics.illinois.edu