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 Congratulations to the 2017 CVMBS undergrad graduates!

CVMBS Undergraduate Commencement


 Undergraduate Contacts


​Kelly Swetich - Biomedical Sciences             (970) 491-3926

Erin Reichert - Environmental Health             (970) 491-7910

Lisa McCann - Microbiology            (970) 491-6118

Phil Quirk - Neuroscience
(970) 491-2551

Kristen Brown - Student Success Center
(970) 491-6874

Spring 2017 Commencement


Saturday, May 13, 2017
8 a.m.
Lory Student Center Grand Ballroom

Regalia Orders and Distribution


Students who did not order regalia (cap, gown, and tassel) before the April 5 deadline still have the opportunity to purchase a Grad Pack through the Alumni Association. If you are not interested in ordering a Grad Pack, students may purchase Bachelor’s regalia for $25.75 and Master’s/Doctorate regalia for $48.25 (CASH ONLY) at Cap and Gown Distribution.


Faculty orders are coordinated by each college office.  Colleges or departments work directly with the supplier, Unique Recognition, to place faculty orders by using the form that will be sent out as soon as we receive it. The deadline for ordering faculty/courtesy regalia online is FRIDAY, MARCH 24.

​Type of Regalia ​Cost
​Faculty Masters or Doctorate Rental Unit ​$ 48
​Faculty Cap, Gown and Tassel Only Rental ​$ 22
​Faculty Hood Only Rental ​$ 26

Distribution (All)

Wednesday and Thursday, May 10 and 11, 2017.
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Moby C-Wing (east side of the Moby Complex), Intramural Gym.

Additionally, regalia may be picked up one hour prior to their ceremony beginning Friday at their ceremony site, until 10 a.m. Sunday, May 14. No regalia, student or faculty, may be picked up after 10 a.m. Sunday, May 14. 

Regalia Returns

There will be regalia return in the Lory Student Center at the Information Desk immediately following the ceremony until 6 pm. If you wait until after that time, return of regalia will be need to be taken to Moby C-Wing. Please note that there may be a charge for late returns. Any late returns should be sent directly to:

1000 N Market Street
Champaign, IL 61820

Diploma Covers

Representatives from CB Grad Announcements (announcements) and Josten’s (class rings) will be present on February 14, 15, and 16 in the Lory Student Center Flea Market area (outside the University Bookstore) to take advanced, customized orders. The Grad Fair will be held February 15, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the LSC Flea Market area. After February 16, announcement orders may be placed at or by calling 800-433-0296. Customized orders are returned within seven days of being ordered. 
Generic announcements (non-personalized announcements) may be purchased at the University Bookstore any time.

Commencement Parking
Spring 2017 commencement ceremonies are at two venues - the Lory Student Center and Moby Arena.  Please use the guidelines below to suggest parking options for families and guests. Construction on campus will impact available parking.

For the most up to date announcements regarding parking and construction impact please check the CSU construction updates website. For the most up-to-date announcements regarding parking and construction impact please check the CSU construction website for updates.

Friday Before 4 PM

There is paid parking in the pay-by-plate spaces in Lot 310, which is located north of the Lory​ Student Center. See grid location I - 5 on the CSU Campus Parking Map. The pay-by-plate spaces are located in the west half of Lot 310 (colored orange with a picture of a clock on the parking map). There are also pay-by-plate spaces in Lot 425, which is located due west of the Morgan Library (grid location H – 8.5 on the campus map). The pay-by-plate spaces are located in the south half of Lot 425 (colored orange with a picture of a clock on the parking map). Meter rates are $1.25 an hour.

Friday after 4 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday ALL DAY
FREE PARKING is available in all lots mentioned above, as Saturday is not a regular university business day.

Additional information regarding parking can be obtained from the CSU Parking Services or by calling (970) 491-7041.

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