The LER Convocation Ceremony for May 2020 will be held on Saturday, May 16, at 3:00 pm in 141 Wohlers Hall, 1206 South Sixth Street Champaign. Reception will immediately follow in the Wagner Education Center, LER-504 E. Armory Avenue Champaign. The university-wide Commencement ceremony is at 9:30 am at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, May 16. Information concerning this ceremony can be found at the Commencement General Information website.
You may order regalia for the spring ceremonies from January 6 through April 16, 10:00 p.m. CST for the on-campus pick up option or for the ship-to-home option for regular pricing. April 12-April 29 the price for rental will increase by $20 and ship-to-home option is no longer available. Academic rental attire is ordered at Herff Jones. You will be required to pay for the rental at time of order. The Master's regalia early rental fee is $63; doctoral regalia rental is $82. Pricing after 10:00 p.m. CST on April 12 is Master’s Regalia $83; doctoral regalia rental is $102. Academic Attire will be distributed at the ARC Wednesday, May 13-Sunday May 17. Please see the Commencement at Illinois website for more details about the Academic Attire ordering and distribution.
LER is pleased to welcome Amanda Billiot as our May 2020 alumni convocation speaker. Amanda received her MHRIR from Illinois in December 2004. She is currently the Vice President of HR for Operations at Pratt & Whitney in East Hartford Connecticut.