Admitted Student Information

Orientation Schedule

Student Orientation Week Schedule
August 21-25, 2017

(Revised July 21, 2017)

Monday, August 21, 2017

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Illinois Veterinary Leadership Experience (iVLE)

  • Host:  Dr. Tina Wismer
  • Located at Lake of the Woods
  • Wear comfortable clothing
  • More information forthcoming

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

9:00 am – 3:00 pmPurchase a stethoscope (OPTIONAL)
The only opportunity scheduled for you to purchase a stethoscope, BSB Room 2271J
1:00 –
2:00 pm
Tour the Veterinary Medicine Campus (OPTIONAL)
Meet a tour guide in the Atrium, BSB 2nd floor
1:00 –
5:00 pm
ID Badge/Class Composite Picture
Go to BSB Room 2873 to have your picture taken and get your ID badge
2:00 –
3:00 pm
Tour the Veterinary Medicine Campus (OPTIONAL)
Meet a tour guide in the Atrium, BSB 2nd floor (same as 1:00 tour)

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

1:00 –
2:00 pm

Tour the Veterinary Medicine Campus (OPTIONAL)
Meet a tour guide in the Atrium, BSB 2nd floor (same as Tuesday’s tours)

1:00 –
3:00 pm

Computer Services Assistance (OPTIONAL)
CS Staff will be in BSB 2271C to assist with internet access, email, and other issues

1:00 –
5:00 pm
ID Badge/Class Composite Picture
Go to BSB Room 2873 to have your picture taken and get your ID badge
2:00 –
3:00 pm
Tour the Veterinary Medicine Campus (OPTIONAL)
Meet a tour guide in the Atrium, BSB 2nd floor (same as Tuesday’s tour)

Thursday, August 24, 2017

  • All sessions in BSB 2251 (subject to change)
  • Please bring your laptops with you each day.
 8:30 –
9:00 am

Continental Breakfast

 9:00 –
9:15 am

Welcome

Dr. Peter Constable, Dean
Dr. Jonathan H. Foreman, Associate Dean, Academic and Student Affairs
Alan Upchurch, Academic Program Coordinator
Katherine Irwin, Counselor Susan Long, ASA Office Support Specialist
Carol Parker, ASA Office Support Specialist
Kari Zamberletti, ASA Office Support Specialist

 9:15 –
10:15 am

Academic Integrity and Professional Behavior

Dr. Jonathan Foreman, Associate Dean

10:15 –
10:30 am

BREAK

 

INTRODUCTION TO THE ILLINOIS VETERINARY CURRICULUM

10:30 –
11:00 am
Dr. Jonathan H. Foreman: Overview of the Illinois Curriculum
11:00 –
11:30 am
Dr. Megan Mahoney: VM 602: Structure and Function I
11:30 am – 12:00  pmDr. Dawn Morin: VM 601 Clinical Skills Learning Center
12:00 –
1:30 pm

Dean’s Welcome Lunch

Meet the College Faculty in the Atrium
Last chance to have ID picture taken if you haven’t already, BSB 2873

 1:30 –
2:00 pm

Electives

Dr. Jonathan H. Foreman

2:00 –
2:45 pm

Safety Tips for Campus and Champaign-Urbana

Lt. Joan Fiesta from the University of Illinois Police Department

3:00 –
3:30 pm

Bone Box Pick-up

Anatomy Lab, BSB Room 1730

Friday, August 25, 2017

 8:30 –
9:00 am

Continental Breakfast with the Wildlife Medical Center (Optional)

Dr. Julia Whittington, Director of the Wildlife Medical Clinic

 9:00 –
9:45 am

VTH and VDL Biosecurity and Safety Procedures

Dr. Julia Whittington

9:45 –
10:00 am

Break

 10:00 –
10:45 am

All About Veterinary Medical Professional Organizations

  • Overview:   Dr. Jonathan Foreman
  • State:    ISVMA:    Dr. Greg Mauck
  • Local:    ISCAVMA:  Laura Molinet
10:45 –
11:15 am

Student Support Services and Counseling Center

Katherine Irwin, Counselor

11:15 –
12:00 am

Study Strategies

Katherine Irwin, Counselor
Dr. Patricia Ricketts, Clinical Counselor

12:00 –
1:30 pm

Lunch in the Atrium

Club Fair in the Atrium

Meet representatives of the extra-curricular clubs at the CVM.

1:00 –
2:00 pm

Stethoscope Pick-up

Pick up your stethoscope order in room 2271J.

Sunday, August 27, 2017

 

Blue Coat Ceremony at 1:00 – 4:30 p.m.     I Hotel Conference Center in Champaign

Monday, August 28, 2017

9:00 amVM 602 Structure and Function I