There are three main sections to this page: Helpful Worksheets & Information, Paper Forms, and Web Forms. Course requirement checklists for Animal Science and Pre-Veterinary majors as well as information for applying to veterinary school can be found in the Helpful Worksheets & Information section below. Academic forms that need to be printed on paper and signed are listed under Paper Forms.
Please complete this electronic contract with a faculty sponsor and send the completed contract to mschneider [at] vasci [dot] umass [dot] edu (Mary Schneider) to be enrolled. If you prefer a printable paper contract can be brought to ISB 427Z for enrollment.
ANIMLSCI 291C - Biotech Research -Cell & Molec I 1 credit
ANIMLSCI 291M - Biotech Research-Animal Models I 1 credit
ANIMLSCI 391C - Biotech Research-Cell & Molec II 2 credits
ANIMLSCI 391M - Biotech Research-Animal Models II 2 credits
ANIMLSCI 491C - Biotech Research-Cell & Molec III 3 credits
ANIMLSCI 491M - Biotech Research-Animal Models III 3 credits
- Course Checklist for Animal Science Major Animal Management Concentration (PDF)
- Course Checklist for Animal Science Major Animal Biotechnology and Research Concentration (PDF)
- Course Checklist for Pre-Veterinary Major (PDF)
- Entry into BS Pre-Veterinary Science Major (PDF)
- Applying to Veterinary School guidelines (PDF)
- Practicum Contract SUMMER PRACTICA MUST BE REGISTERED THROUGH CareerConnect. (The VASCI contract form is not required) https://www.umass.edu/careers/log-umass-amherst-careerconnect Go to: Profile – Internships/Co-ops – Add New
Career Services, 510 Goodell, 413-545-6265
Students need to have a faculty sponsor and enter their placement details in the CareerConnect system.
The student submits a written report to the faculty sponsor. Most faculty sponsors require that a journal of activities be kept and a final report that integrates both the work and learning experiences into an overall evaluation be submitted.
- Biotechnology Research Experience Contract (PDF)
- Authorization to Release Academic Information (PDF)
- Prior Approval for Transfer Work (PDF)
- Senior Year in Absentia (PDF)
- Independent Study Contract (PDF)
- AnSci to PreVet Major Change (PDF)
- 2016-2017 VASCI Scholarship Application Form (PDF) and VASCI Scholarship Descriptions (PDF)