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In-person December 2020 convocation ceremonies will not take place as scheduled due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Diplomas will be mailed and graduates will be invited to participate in future in-person ceremonies when it is safe to gather again.  Information about the iSchool's virtual December 2020 convocation ceremony will be provided soon.

The University of Illinois is monitoring the unfolding situation of COVID-19 and any potential impact on university events. Presently, the university has not yet made a decision about Commencement and convocation for May 2021. A central web resource,, is a good starting point for the latest information about the virus and its effects on university operations and plans.