Cougar Orientation and Leadership Experience


Thursday and Friday, August 8th-9th 

Logan students attend a site-specific orientation in Logan, Utah.

Sunday, August 11th 

Logan students leave Logan together via bus to go to Ross Point.

Monday, August 12th

Bozeman students leave Bozeman together and drive directly to Ross Point.

Pullman students check in at the Pullman campus, attend on-site orientation lectures, and then leave together via bus for Ross Point.

Tuesday, August 13th

All students participate in orientation activities at Ross Point

Wednesday, August 14th

All students participate in orientation activities at Ross Point and return to Pullman in the evening. Logan and Bozeman students will have lodging provided for them in Pullman.

Thursday, August 15th

All students may participate in an optional morning workshop, "Caring for your Relationships in Veterinary School" provided by the Counseling and Wellness Center.  All students and their families are welcome to attend a welcome lunch at 11:30am on the lawn in front of Bustad Hall. Students will then participate in mandatory orientation presentations in the afternoon.

All students will participate in the White Coat Ceremony (semi-formal/professional attire) held at the Beasley Coliseum in Pullman at 7:00pm. Guests are invited and encouraged to attend. Dessert reception to follow. 

Logan students depart by bus after the ceremony to return to Logan.

Friday, August 16th

Bozeman students return to Bozeman.

Monday August 19th

All students start first day of classes.

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