Admitted Student Information

Orientation Schedule

Student Orientation Week Schedule (subject to change)
August 16-20, 2021

(Revised August 13)

Monday, August 16

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Illinois Veterinary Leadership Experience (iVLE) (OPTIONAL)

  • Location: To Be Determined

  • Host: SAVMA

Tuesday, August 17

1:00 – 5:00 pm

Purchase a stethoscope (OPTIONAL) – BSB Room 2271J

1:00 – 5:00 pm

ID Badge/Class Composite Picture – BSB Room 2873

Have your picture taken for your CVM ID badge.

1:00 – 5:00 pm

Bone Box Pick-up – BSB Room 1730

Wednesday, August 18

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Bring your laptops

1:00 – 2:00 pm

IT@VetMed Computer Assistance (OPTIONAL) – BSB 2743

IT@VetMed Staff will assist with internet access, email, and other issues.

1:00 – 5:00 pm

Purchase a stethoscope (OPTIONAL) – BSB Room 2271J

1:00 – 5:00 pm

ID Badge/Class Composite Picture – BSB Room 2873

Have your picture taken for your CVM ID badge.

1:00 – 5:00 pm

Bone Box Pick-up – BSB Room 1730

Thursday, August 19

 9:00 – 9:15 am

Welcome –
BSB Room 2251

Dr. Peter Constable, Dean
Dr. Jonathan Foreman, Associate Dean, Academic and Student Affairs
Dr. Sarah Connolly, Assistant Dean of Student Success
Dr. Christopher Seals, Assistant Professor
Alan Upchurch, Academic Program Coordinator
Katherine Irwin, Counselor Susan Long, ASA Office Manager
Katie Jordan, ASA Office Support Specialist
Carol Parker, ASA Office Support Specialist
Laura Smith, ASA Office Support Specialist

 9:15 – 10:15 am

Academic Integrity and Professional Behavior –
BSB Room 2251

Dr. Jonathan Foreman, Associate Dean

10:15 – 10:30 am

BREAK

Introduction to the Illinois Veterinary Curriculum –
BSB Room 2251

10:30 – 11:00 am Dr. Jonathan H. Foreman: Overview of the Illinois Curriculum
11:00 – 11:30 am

Dr. Megan Mahoney & Dr. Ian Sprandel: VM 602: Structure & Function I

11:30 am – 12:00  pm

Dr. Matthew Stewart: VM 601: Clinical Practice I

12:00 – 1:30 pm

Dean’s Welcome Lunch

Last chance to have CVM ID picture taken BSB 2873

 1:30 – 2:00 pm

Electives – BSB Room 2251

Dr. Jonathan H. Foreman

2:00 – 2:45 pm

Safety Tips for Campus and Champaign-Urbana –
BSB Room 2251

Lt. Barbara Robbins from the University of Illinois Police Department

Friday, August 20

8:30 – 9:00 am

Wildlife Medical Center (OPTIONAL) –
BSB Room 2251

Dr. Samantha Sander will be available for discussion.

9:00 – 9:45 am

VTH and VDL Biosecurity and Safety Procedures –
BSB Room 2251

Lisa Moore

9:45 – 10:00 am

Break

 10:00 – 10:45 am

Professional Organizations in Veterinary Medicine –
BSB Room 2251

  • Overview: Dr. Jonathan Foreman

  • State: ISVMA: TENTATIVE

  • Local: IChapter Delegates: TENTATIVE

10:45 – 11:15 am

Student Support Services and Counseling Center –
BSB Room 2251

Kate Hamilton

11:15 – 12:00 am

Study Strategies and Test Anxiety –
BSB Room 2251, 2258, 2281, 2271C, and 2271J

Kate Hamilton

12:00 – 1:30 pm

Lunch and Virtual Club Fair –
BSB Room 2251

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

1:30 – 4:00 pm

Diversity and Inclusion –
BSB Room 2251

Dr. Peter Constable, Dean

Sunday, August 22

 1:00 – 3:00 pm TENTATIVE

Blue Coat Ceremony – iHotel Conference Center

Monday, August 23

9:00 am

VM 602 begins – BSB Room 2251

Friday, August 27

9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Stethoscope Pick-up – BSB Room 2740 – TENTATIVE

Pick up your stethoscope order.