Admitted Student Information

Orientation Schedule

Student Orientation Week Schedule
August 19-23, 2019

(Revised June 11, 2019)

Monday, August 19

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Illinois Veterinary Leadership Experience (iVLE)

  • Host: To Be Determined
  • Located at Lake of the Woods
  • Wear comfortable clothing
  • More information forthcoming

Tuesday, August 20

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 21

  • Bring your laptops
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 –
2:00 pm

IT@VetMed Computer Assistance (OPTIONAL)
IT @VetMed 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 22

  • All sessions in BSB 2251 (subject to change)
 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 Manager
Carol Parker, ASA Office Support Specialist
Katie King, ASA Office Support Specialist
Laura Smith, 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. Matt Stewart: 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. Barbara Robbins from the University of Illinois Police Department

3:00 –
3:30 pm

Bone Box Pick-up

Anatomy Lab, BSB Room 1730

Friday, August 23

 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: Illinois SCAVMA Chapter: Michelle Waligora and Hanna Netisingha
10:45 –
11:15 am

Student Support Services and Counseling Center

Katherine Irwin, Counselor

11:15 –
12:00 am

Study Strategies

Katherine Irwin, Counselor

12:00 –
1:30 pm

Club Fair and Lunch 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 25

 

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

Monday, August 26

9:00 amVM 602 Structure and Function I