Signing up for the 485 Class
Please read the Prospective Student page. Then if
you are interested in the class do the following:
- Undergraduate students who are juniors and seniors are given
first priority for the course during the fall and spring semesters.
Freshmen and sophomores may take the course in the summer semester
and will be registered for the VTPP 285. This course is closed to
direct student registration so you must complete a VTPP 485
registration form at the Wildlife Center.We will get you registered
for the class.
- You will need to fill out a BIMS 485 Form that we will provide
to you. You will need to fill out your name, UIN, local address,
and phone number, as well as for which semester you are requesting
to take the course. The Wildlife Center staff will turn in the 485
form for you.
- You will need to add your name to the 485 Student sign-up
sheet. Please write the requested information legibly since this is
how we will contact you about orientation and the semester weekly
- At the same time, you MAY be requested to fill out a Student
Schedule Form. Depending upon when you are requesting to take the
course. This form should include what classes you'll be taking ,
when you work or have other weekly obligations, etc.
- Please check your email regularly because the technician will
email you with the date and time of the mandatory orientation
meeting. The 4-5 hour working orientation is normally held the
Friday before classes start, typically mid-morning until early
afternoon. You will be contacted via an email from
firstname.lastname@example.org with the exact date and time of the orientation
meeting. If you do not receive an email from us within 2 weeks
prior to the semester please email or call us.
Clinical Associate Professor & Veterinarian
Supervising Wildlife Technician