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Information on MCB Course Restrictions

MCB 101 – Interested students should watch the course schedule closely for openings.  These will become available sporadically throughout the registration period.

MCB 199, Merit– All seats restricted and managed by Alejandra Stenger.  There are request forms available to fill out at http://mcb.illinois.edu/undergrad/opportunities/merit_program/

MCB 247 – Managed via waitlist at http://go.illinois.edu/mcb247_SP18_waitlist.  Must be on the waitlist to receive permissions for the course.

MCB 301 – Restricted to MCB and BIOC juniors and seniors until November 13.  Restrictions will be removed on November 13.

MCB 354 – Restricted to MCB and BIOC juniors and seniors. Restrictions will not be removed.  Non-majors or biology students wanting course should fill out the request form at http://go.illinois.edu/MCB354SP18_AuthorizationRequest

MCB 408 – Restricted to MCB and BIOC juniors and seniors.  Non-majors interested in taking the course should email Alejandra Stenger ( astenger@illinois.edu ) to be placed on a waiting list.

MCB 458 – Restricted to MCB and BIOC juniors and seniors.  Restrictions will not be removed.

MCB 493 FIP– Restricted to MCB and BIOC seniors.  Restrictions will not be removed.  Juniors in MCB and BIOC can email Lori Raetzman for permission (raetzman@illinois.edu)

MCB 493 ECB – Restricted to MCB and BIOC juniors and seniors until November 13.  Restrictions will be removed on November 13.

BIOC 455 – Effective immediately remaining seats will be restricted to juniors and seniors in Biochemistry.  This is to ensure that all biochem students that need the course are able to get it.  If seats remain after November 13 the restrictions will be lifted.

Overview of MCB Course Restrictions and Information

MCB 101: most seats reserved for students on priority lists through their advisor.  There will be 61 unrestricted seats.  Once those are gone students should just watch and wait for openings as we will be opening additional seats as they are available.  All restrictions for this course will be lifted on November 18.

MCB 247: This course is locked down and restricted to students on a priority list from their department or the Career Center and our waiting list, which is posted in the course schedule, until November 18.  After November 18 all restrictions will be removed

MCB 301: restricted to declared MCB & BIOC juniors and seniors until November 14.  Students needing to get into this course should email Renee Alt at rlalt@illinois.edu to be added to a wait list.

MCB 354: will be restricted to declared MCB & BIOC juniors and seniors.  Any students not fitting into one of the categories can fill out the following form: http://go.illinois.edu/MCB354SP17_AuthorizationRequest, for consideration.  Do not email Alejandra, just fill out the form.

MCB 462: once this course is full, students can email the instructors (Martha or Rhanor Gillette) to be placed on a waiting list.

MCB 450: once this course is full students should contact Renee Alt at rlalt@illinois.edu to be placed on a waiting list.  Please note, non-degree students have to wait until 4th day of class to get authorized for registration and that will only happen if there are still seats remaining in the course.

Students wanting to be considered for an MCB Merit Workshop should use one of the following forms.

MCB 150 (MCB 199): 

http://go.illinois.edu/MCB199SP17_MCB150Merit 

MCB 250 (MCB 299 50A): 

http://go.illinois.edu/MCB299SP17_MCB250Merit 

MCB 252 (MCB 299 52A): 

http://go.illinois.edu/MCB299SP17_MCB252Merit

IB 150 Merit has it’s own lecture this semester.  Students participating in IB 150 Merit should take the AL2 lecture, the AE1 discussion and register for IB 199 to earn the extra credit hour.  Questions about this should be directed to Denise Kendall at kendalld@illinois.edu

Today – Careers in MCB: Cytotechnology & Clinical Laboratory Science

microscope

Mon., March 9th, Careers in MCB: Cytotechnology & Clinical Laboratory Science, 5:00-6:00 p.m., 1024 Lincoln Hall
Have you ever wondered what happens to a specimen after it is sent to “the lab”? You can have a career helping to save lives by discovering diseases early! Representatives from Carle Hospital and OSF St. Francis Medical Center will be present to discuss their programs in these exciting fields.

MCB 301 Registration Update

MCB 301, Experimental Microbiology currently has 6 seats remaining.  It is restricted to declared majors in MCB and Biochemistry with senior standing through the end of today.  Beginning tomorrow, November 7, the course will be opened up to declared majors in MCB and Biochemistry with junior standing.  We will also be opening an additional section with 24 seats, which will meet from 8:00 AM to 9:50 AM on TR.

Students who are NOT declared majors in MCB or Biochemistry or declared juniors or seniors who are unable to secure a seat can add their name to the course waitlist at http://go.illinois.edu/MCB301waitlist_SP13.  If seats become available prior to the start of classes on January 14 you will be contacted via university email.  There is no guarantee that seats will become available, so you should make alternate plans for your course schedule at this time.  We are unable to give you a time when you will be notified as it will depend on whether or not other students drop the course.

Thank you for your patience.

BIOC 455 Registration Update

BIOC 455, Technqs Biochem & Biotech, which is approved as an advanced MCB lab has 28 seats remaining as of today.  It is currently restricted to declared majors in MCB or Biochemistry with senior standing.  Beginning tomorrow, November 7, it will be opened to declared majors in MCB or Biochemistry with junior standing.  If seats remain on Friday, November 9 the course will be opened to non-majors with priority being given to IB honors students.

Please continue to check this blog for further updates on this course.

MCB 101 Registration Update

All of the unrestricted seats in MCB 101 have been taken at this time.  The remaining seats are being reserved for students in majors, which require this course.

Students who need this course and are unable to secure a seat can add their name to the course waitlist at http://go.illinois.edu/MCB101waitlist_SP13.  If seats become available prior to the start of classes on January 14 you will be contacted via university email.  There is no guarantee that seats will become available, so you should make alternate plans for your course schedule at this time.  We are unable to give you a time when you will be notified as it will depend on whether or not other students drop the course.

Thank you for your patience.