ZEW Wet Lab 2022

***Please read all information below BEFORE registering for ZEW Wet Lab***

2022 ZEW Wet Lab General Information

Our 2022 Wet Lab begins Saturday, February 19th at 7:00 AM and ends Sunday, February 20th at 11:30 AM. The Wet Lab will feature labs and lectures from 6 different “tracks” (Avian, Exotic Mammal, Reptile, Marine, Wildlife, and Zoo), as well as a student-clinician roundtable & breakout sessions. Students will be able to customize their experience by choosing one track throughout the wet lab or by choosing to participate in labs and lectures from different tracks.

The Lab Description, Schedule, and Registration tabs are all located at the buttons at the top of this page. In addition, please take the time to check out and thank our 2022 Wet Lab sponsors! Please contact 2021-2022 President, Katlin Stone, kcstone@cvm.tamu.edu or ZEW Relations Chair, Dani Burleson, dburleson@cvm.tamu.edu with questions. There is a “checklist item” blurb at the bottom of this page to help you consolidate required steps to attend lab. 

Risk Waiver Form: Completion of the risk waiver before the deadline, February 11th at 6:00 PM, IS REQUIRED IN ORDER TO ATTEND WET LAB. Failure to complete the Risk Waiver will result in forfeiture of your assigned labs. Scroll to the bottom of this page to find the risk waiver form and email to dburleson@cvm.tamu.edu with subject “2022 ZEW Wet Lab Risk Waiver Form”. Thank you! 

COVID-19 Statement: With the ever-evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the ZEW officer team is working diligently to ensure the 2022 Wet Lab will still occur as planned. We will provide hand sanitizer at registration and at lunch time. We strongly encourage lab attendees to wear a mask, help maintain social distance, and practice good hygiene while at the wet lab to ensure the safety of everyone involved. If the wet lab is cancelled, an official email will be sent and full refunds for registration will be provided. Thank you. 

2022 Wet Lab Registration and Payment Information

Registration

*these dates are tentative and subject to change
  • Opens – The registration link will open on January 21st at 6:00 PM and will be open for 2 weeks
  • Closes – The registration link will close on February 4th at 6:00 PM; you will receive a confirmation and invoice to pay for labs from Katlin Stone and Dani Burleson after registration closes
  • Priority for lab assignments is as follows: Dues-paying members (3VMs, 2VMs, 1VMs), 4VMs, then non-ZEW members (3VMs, 2VMs, 1VMs)
  • You are NOT guaranteed any labs until you receive a confirmation and invoice from Katlin and Dani! Expect to receive your confirmation email by February 7th at 11:59 PM 

Payment

  • Payment will be accepted in the form of cash, check, or money order. Please place payment with your name clearly labelled on it in ZEW’s manilla folder in the Grasshopper Room
  • Payment will be due on February 11th by 6:00 PM. Failure to pay for labs before the deadline will result in forfeiture of your lab sessions and the next person in line will claim your spot. THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS!

 Information for Wet Lab Attendees that are ZEW dues-paying Members

  • Wet Lab is free for TAMU ZEW dues-paying members. This list will be cross-checked.
  • However, in order to secure your spot, you must pay ZEW $30 (cash, check, or money order only). This payment will be refunded to you at your last session.
    • Deliver your check, cash, or money order to the ZEW folder in the Grasshopper room with your name clearly labelled on it by the deadline (February 11 at 6:00 PM)

Information for Wet Lab Attendees that are not members of ZEW

  • Cost per lab will very based on the type of lab (live animal lab or non-live animal lab).
  • TAMU students who are non-members may pay by cash, check, or money order
    • Deliver your check, cash, or money order to the ZEW folder in the Grasshopper room with your name clearly labelled on it by the deadline (February 11 at 6:00 PM)
  • COST BREAKDOWN for Wet Lab Attendees that are NOT members of ZEW:

    • $20 for 1 non-live animal lab
    • $30 for 1 live animal lab
    • $60 for any 3 labs together
      *FOR EXAMPLE: if you sign up for 2 labs, you will pay the cost of the two labs; that is, if someone signs up for 1 non-live animal and one live animal, it will be $50. If you sign up for two non-live animal, it will be $40. If you sign up for 2 live animal labs, it will be $60. What labs are considered live and non-live animal is described on the Lab Descriptions tab.

Checklist items for lab: Complete registration by February 4th at 6:00PM. The risk waiver form and payment after you receive an invoice from Dani and Katlin is due by February 11th at 6:00PM. These 3 items must be completed in order to attend! 

Thank you for taking the time to read this information. If you have questions regarding payment please contact Treasurer, Ashley Cubb at alcubb@cvm.tamu.edu. If you have issues with registration or general questions, please contact President, Katlin Stone, at kcstone@cvm.tamu.edu or Relations Chair, Dani Burleson, at dburleson@cvm.tamu.edu. We can’t wait to see you at Wet Lab!