MCB New Student Welcome

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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.

Tentative Agenda

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

 

Menu

Drinks: Iced Water, Iced Tea, Lemonade, Coffee

Food: BBQ Meatballs, Vegetarian Empanadas, Cheese & Fruit with Crackers

Dessert: Assorted Cookies