Admitted Student Information

Orientation Schedule

Student Orientation Week Schedule (subject to change)
August 17-21, 2020

(Revised August 13)

Monday, August 17

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Illinois Veterinary Leadership Experience (iVLE) (OPTIONAL)

  • Location: Online via Zoom

  • Host: SAVMA

Tuesday, August 18

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Blue Coat Pick-up in ASA Office – BSB Room 2271G

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 ID badge. Arrive at scheduled time with photo authorization form.

1:00 – 5:00 pm

Bone Box Pick-up – BSB Room 1730

Arrive at scheduled time.

Wednesday, August 19

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Bring your laptops

Blue Coat Pick-up in ASA Office – BSB Room 2271G

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 ID badge. Arrive at scheduled time with photo authorization form.

1:00 – 5:00 pm

Bone Box Pick-up – BSB Room 1730

Arrive at scheduled time.

Thursday, August 20

8:00 – 9:00 am

Blue Coat Pick-up in ASA Office – BSB Room 2271G

 9:00 – 9:15 am

Welcome –
BSB Room 2251, 2258, 2281, 2271C, and 2271J

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
Carol Parker, ASA Office Support Specialist
Katie Jordan, ASA Office Support Specialist
Laura Smith, ASA Office Support Specialist

 9:15 – 10:15 am

Academic Integrity and Professional Behavior –
BSB Room 2251, 2258, 2281, 2271C, and 2271J

Dr. Jonathan Foreman, Associate Dean

10:15 – 10:30 am

BREAK

Introduction to the Illinois Veterinary Curriculum –
BSB Room 2251, 2258, 2281, 2271C, and 2271J

10:30 – 11:00 amDr. 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 ID picture taken BSB 2873

 1:30 – 2:00 pm

Electives – BSB Room 2251, 2258, 2281, 2271C, and 2271J

Dr. Jonathan H. Foreman

2:00 – 2:45 pm

Safety Tips for Campus and Champaign-Urbana –
BSB Room 2251, 2258, 2281, 2271C, and 2271J

Lt. Barbara Robbins from the University of Illinois Police Department

2:45 – 6:00 pm

Blue Coat Pick-up in ASA Office – BSB Room 2271G

Friday, August 21

 8:00 – 9:00 am

Blue Coat Pick-up in ASA Office – BSB Room 2271G

8:30 – 9:00 am

Wildlife Medical Center (OPTIONAL) –
BSB Room 2251, 2258, 2281, 2271C, and 2271J

Dr. Sam Sander will be available for discussion.

9:00 – 9:45 am

VTH and VDL Biosecurity and Safety Procedures –
BSB Room 2251, 2258, 2281, 2271C, and 2271J

Lisa Moore

9:45 – 10:00 am

Break

 10:00 – 10:45 am

Professional Organizations in Veterinary Medicine –
BSB Room 2251, 2258, 2281, 2271C, and 2271J

  • Overview: Dr. Jonathan Foreman

  • State: ISVMA: Dr. Olivia Rudolphi

  • Local: IChapter Delegates: Hannah Netisingha and Leah Nehila (Zoom)

10:45 – 11:15 am

Student Support Services and Counseling Center –
BSB Room 2251, 2258, 2281, 2271C, and 2271J

Courtney Porter

11:15 – 12:00 am

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

Courtney Porter

12:00 – 1:30 pm

Lunch and Virtual Club Fair –
BSB Room 2251, 2258, 2281, 2271C, and 2271J

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

12:00 – 1:30 pm

Blue Coat Pick-up in ASA Office – BSB Room 2271G

1:30 – 4:00 pm

Diversity and Inclusion –
BSB Room 2251, 2258, 2281, 2271C, and 2271J

Dr. Peter Constable, Dean

4:00 – 5:00 pm

Blue Coat Pick-up in ASA Office – BSB Room 2271G

Saturday, August 22 and Sunday, August 23

 

Blue Coat Photo locations available – VMBSB

Monday, August 24

9:00 am

VM 602 begins –
BSB Room 2251, 2258, 2281, 2271C, and 2271J

Friday, August 28

9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Stethoscope Pick-up – BSB Room 2740

Pick up your stethoscope order.