At a Glance: February 28, 2022

Mar 1, 2022
Online Programs Announcements
Soft Launch in Canvas and Coursera
As you finish up your first 8-week courses, remember to update your grouping preference form for the next 8-week session. Courses will soft launch on March 9 for those students who registered by the deadline in both Canvas and Coursera platforms for courses that begin on March 16.
Spring Convocation 2022
Gies College of Business will hold its Spring Convocation ceremony in-person at 1:30 pm on Sunday, May 15, 2022, in the State Farm Center. To participate in the ceremony, please register by April 22. Details can be found online.
The following graduates are welcome to participate in the May 2022 Gies Convocation Ceremony:
  • Graduates from August 2021, December 2021 and May 2022
  • Students with 8 or fewer hours remaining who expect to complete their degree requirements in August 2022
iDegrees Virtual Convocation Ceremony
We will be hosting a virtual Convocation for graduates of our online programs (iMSA, iMBA and iMSM) on Saturday, May 15, at 9 am CT. We will share Zoom information as we get closer to the event. 

iDegrees Celebration & Open House
We will be hosting an in-person open house on Sunday, May 15 at 10:30 – 12:00 pm at iHotel and Conference Center (1900 South First St, Champaign, IL). Your family and guests are welcome to join. If you are planning on joining us, please register by April 15.
Check Out the Latest ACCY Update!
The Department of Accountancy continues to lead the world in accountancy education and thought and is delivering on access, innovation, excellence, inclusion, and engagement. Learn more about the how the Department of Accountancy is achieving these values by reading the latest edition of the ACCY Update.
iConverge 2022 Announced!
Mark your calendar and plan to be in Champaign September 8-10, 2022. There will be plenty of learning and networking opportunities. And it is a Fighting Illini football weekend. Details about the iConverge theme, agenda, etc. will be coming later this spring. This is a great opportunity for you to meet fellow students and the faculty you learn from. Whether you're familiar with iConverge or whether this is your first time – this video will show you what it's all about!
Second 8-week Courses Soft Launch - iMBA, iMSM, iMSA non-ACCY electives
March 9
iMSA Second 8-week Courses Begin
March 14
Second 8-week Courses Begin - iMBA, iMSM, iMSA non-ACCY electives
March 16
Drop Deadline Second 8-week Courses - iMBA, iMSM, iMSA non-ACCY electives
March 21
Gies MBA Connect
March 29 | 6 - 8 PM CT
May 2022 Convocation Ceremony
May 15 | 1:30 PM CT | State Farm Center