Newly Admitted On-Campus Students
Congratulations on being admitted to the Purdue Veterinary Technology On-campus program. There are several things you need to know or do as you prepare to start in the program.
First, set up your Purdue career account. Setting up this account
will give you access to Purdue email, and myPurdue (the student
information portal). myPurdue allows you to add/drop classes,
check your schedule, and pay your bill.
Follow the directions at http://admissions.purdue.edu/youreaboilermaker/index.php Choose the tab that reflects the term into which you have been admitted.
See the table below for additional on-campus opportunities as a newly admitted student.
- STAR is the acronym for Summer Transition
Advising and Registration. This program is mandatory for fall
admits and gives you the opportunity to come to campus, meet
your advisor, sign up for classes, view your housing and familiarize
yourself with campus. Further information is located at https://www.purdue.edu/sats/STAR/STAR.html
- Boiler Gold Rush is Purdue's orientation
program that occurs the week before classes begin. More detailed
information is located at https://www.purdue.edu/sats/bgr/index.html
- Learning Communities places students
together in groups in either housing and/or classes. Freshman
Veterinary Technology students are invited to join the “Animalia
Learning Community”. Further information is located at https://www.purdue.edu/sats/learning_communities/index.html
You are always welcome to contact your academic advisor if you have further questions.
- Financial Aid information is located at http://www.purdue.edu/dfa/
- Housing & Food Services information is located at http://www.purdue.edu/purdue/admissions/housing.html
- Office of the Dean of Students helps guide students through the variety of personal, academic, and career issues they are likely to encounter during their time at Purdue University. http://www.purdue.edu/odos/welcome.php
If you have questions, contact the VT office at 765-496-6579.
- Become familiar with your plan of study. http://www.vet.purdue.edu/vettech/current-students.php
- The Purdue on-campus program has 3 terms for classes:
- Fall (August to December) – 16 weeks
- Spring (January to May) – 16 weeks
- Summer – 6-week clinical rotation and 12-week practicum
The Purdue Academic Calendar is located at:
Academic Standards & Technical Standards
The offer of admission can be rescinded if the student fails to maintain an acceptable level of academic performance prior to beginning classes in the Veterinary Technology Program or if the student is unable to meet the safety requirements for the Technical Standards.