College of Arts & Sciences Undergraduate Commencement will be indoors at 3:00 p.m. tomorrow, due to weather

IU Bloomington has announced that students graduating from the College of Arts & Sciences will have Commencement at 3:00 p.m. tomorrow (Saturday, May 6), due to inclement weather.

Take note of the new location and time, all Biology, Microbiology, Animal Behavior graduating seniors!

05-05-17 Undergrad Commencement will be indoors

Therefore, the Biology departmental celebration will take place in the morning:

Biology Undergraduate Recognition Ceremony and Reception Saturday, May 6

 Location: Ballantine Hall 013 & Jordan Hall Atrium

Date: Saturday, May 6

Time:  10:00 a.m.

The Recognition program will be in Ballantine Hall 013 at 10:00 a.m., with refreshments to follow in the Jordan Hall Atrium.



RSVP by APRIL 20 for the May 2016 Biology and Microbiology Graduation Program and Reception

Attention May and August 2016 Graduates, you are invited to:

May 2016 Biology and Microbiology Graduation Program and Reception


Location: Ballantine Hall 013 & Jordan Hall Atrium

Date: Saturday, May 7th

Time: 3:00-5:00 pm

Invitees: May 2016 Graduates, August 2016 Graduates, December 2016 Graduates, Families/Friends, Faculty & Staff

Additional Information: RSVPs are required. Recognition program in Ballantine Hall 013, at 3:00, refreshments to follow in the Jordan Hall Atrium

Want to RSVP? Please contact:

Alice Eads


We look forward to celebrating with you!

Graduating in May 2016 and taking a transfer course right now? Read this!

Graduating seniors: The date has been changed by which transfer courses must be posted to your IU transcript in order for your degree to be conferred in May 2016. Here’s the new date: May 25, 2016.


This means all transfer courses must be posted to your IU transcript by May 25, 2016, in order for your degree to be conferred in May 2016. You must earn a grade of C or better in order for a transfer course to be accepted for credit at IUB.


As soon as your transfer course is completed and the grade is showing on the other institution’s transcript, send that transcript to IUB Admissions. For detailed instructions on how to send your final, official transcript from the other institution to IUB Admissions, go here:


If you have any questions, please consult a Biology advisor by emailing or making an appointment with one of us in StarNet.

2015 Biology Graduation Recognition Program and Reception

When: Saturday, May 9th, 3:00p.m.

Where: Recognition Program in Ballantine Hall 013, with reception* to follow in the Jordan Hall Atrium

RSVP required by Monday, April 20th. Please email aeads at indiana . edu with the total number of family and friends attending; please include yourself in the total.

*Cake and fruit will be served

Seniors – register to graduate!

Seniors who plans to graduate in December 2014, May 2015, or August 2015: have you registered to graduate? If not, do so today! December and May graduation checks are happening now!


You can register to graduate at the College Recorder’s website, or you just paste this link into your browser:




Alsoif you have registered to graduate in December 2014 or May 2015 and you haven’t received a senior check email from our office, you will probably receive one in the next few weeks. Please contact if you have registered to graduate and you haven’t gotten an email by the start of the spring semester.


Congratulations, graduates!


~Biology undergraduate advising office

December 2014 grads – a message from the Career Development Center

For December 2014 graduates – a message from Alison Smith, your career advisor:


We hope you are enjoying your last few weeks as an undergrad.  As you are wrapping things up, we want to encourage you to take a few minutes to take the senior survey provided by Arts and Sciences Career Services.   This survey helps the university better understand its students and their first destination.


Click the link provided below to take the survey at your earliest convenience. The survey is predominantly multiple choice questions and should take you no longer than three minutes to complete.

Follow this link to the Survey:


Or copy and paste the URL below into your internet browser:


Alison Smith

Assistant Director

Indiana University Bloomington

Career Development Center and Arts & Sciences Career Services

ATTENTION SENIORS: Apply to Graduate!

If you do not apply to graduate, YOU WILL NOT GRADUATE.
You must apply to graduate on the College Recorder’s website.
·         We encourage you to apply for May 2015 graduation by December 15th. We try to complete all senior checks for May graduation over winter break. Applying by December 15th also ensures that your name will be printed in the University’s program booklet for May commencement. 

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