Welcome back to campus! We hope you are as excited about your first week at Illinois as we are. It has been a while since we have met with most of you and we’re sure that you have some lingering questions.
Please join us for the MCB New Student Welcome on Wednesday, September 2 from 4:30pm to 6:00pm in Illini Union Rooms A & B. Food and drinks will be provided. You will be able to:
- Meet your advisors, course coordinators and faculty
- Meet your new classmates and get tips for success from our MCB Leaders
- Meet with biology and pre-health related organizations and learn about opportunities for you to get involved
- Come and go as needed
- Dress casual
- Have fun
- Score some awesome MCB swag
- See agenda and menu below
Since we are serving food we need to know how many people to expect. Please RSVP at https://go.illinois.edu/MCBWelcome by Wednesday August 26 at 4pm if you are thinking of coming.
If you need immediate assistance from an advisor please see our website for our Express Advising (walk-in) hours in room 127 Burrill Hall.
4:30pm to 5:00pm: Mingle, Eat. Visit Organizations for Mini-Quad Day
5:00pm to 5:05pm: Welcome and Introduction of Advisors
5:05pm to 5:10pm: Introductions of MCB Course Coordinators
5:10pm to 5:20pm: Welcome from our Director, Steven Sligar
5:20pm to 5:30pm: Information on Courses and Research from our Department Heads
5:30pm to 6:00pm: Mingle, Eat, Visit Organizations for Mini-Quad Day
Drinks: Iced Water, Iced Tea, Lemonade, Coffee
Food: BBQ Meatballs, Vegetarian Empanadas, Cheese & Fruit with Crackers
Dessert: Assorted Cookies