To Do List

Please visit the Graduate & Processional, Fall 2022 To Do List. Here, you will find various items to be completed with deadlines throughout the summer, and as early as June. 

In addition to the Graduate & Processional, Fall 2022 To Do List, the following items are specific to the College of Veterinary Medicine and have summer deadlines.  Please ensure that you complete and submit any necessary forms to the appropriate contact person by the deadline.




June 11 Meet the Class Please complete the Meet the Class survey in Qualtrics.  You will need a recent headshot and a short bio to share with faculty and your classmates.  Link: Meet the Class Survey
August 1 Emergency Contact Form

All students must complete the Emergency Contact Form. Please click the link and complete the form. Once you have signed it, the form will automatically be sent to us. 

August 1 Financial Aid Recipients
  • Sign Online Master Promissory Note and Complete Entrance Counseling
  • William D. Ford Federal Direct Loans
  • For both Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loans and PLUS loans, go to
  1. Sign in using your FSA ID and password.
  2. Complete Entrance Counseling.
  3. Complete Direct Subsidized/ Unsubsidized and PLUS Loan Master Promissory Note (MPN).
  • Note: You must complete both the MPN and the Entrance Counseling.  Your loan(s) will not be disbursed until both are completed. 

Health Professions loans

  • You will receive an email from our student loan servicer Heartland ECSI with instructions for completing the promissory note and required disclosures. Make sure to check your SPAM folder to ensure that it has not been misdirected

Direct Deposit

  • If you are receiving financial aid and expect a refund for your living expenses, it is highly recommended that you sign up for Direct Deposit to expedite your refund. Fall refunds are issued in the last two weeks of August and if you are not signed up for Direct Deposit, you will need to pick up a check in the Bursar’s Office at 260 Day Hall.
August 12 Online Safety Training

You will have access to the site at the end of June

  • Complete EHS 2550 - CVM Laboratory Safety and Formaldehyde Awareness online course before your first lab.  If you have any questions or issues with the link you can reach out to
August 14 Introduction to Animal Use (Online)

Please access the course at:

  1. Click on Access Online Training
  2. At the left side of the ALL homepage, select the heading “Tracks” 
  3. Select the subheading “Cornell University
  4. Select “Module 1 - Introduction to the Care and Use of Animals for Research, Teaching and Testing