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Yes! You can view it here.

It meets the requirements for Purdue University and many others. Please check with the school in which you intend to apply.

Please visit our website and click on ANSC 22100 – Applications Instructions and follow the directions listed.

Once our office gets notification of your application we will approve it and then send you an Admissions Request email. That email will direct you to the next steps you need to take. This could take a week or two from the date that you applied.

Yes, you can view your application status/decision letter by clicking here and following these instructions.

First be sure to check your emails. We are required to email you using your account so if you have forwarded your emails, it is possible that they are not getting through. Please look for the following:

  • Please check your emails to you email address to see if you receive an email about holds that may be on your account. If you received such an email, please remove the holds and respond to the email so that your registration can be completed.
  • Please check your email address for your confirmation letter and follow the steps provided in the email to access your Brightspace account.

Yes! All students are required to activate their career account and use their @purdue e-mail account. This is the way the University will communicate with you.

Please contact Information Technology at Purdue at or call 765-494-4000.

The textbook (Pond, Church, Pond and Schoknecht's Basic Animal Nutrition and Feeding) is very highly recommended. You can obtain a copy from an online bookstore. You may incur proctoring costs if you cannot find someone willing to do that for free. You could be asked to pay for mailing and/or faxing exams and homework.

Please go to and log in with your Purdue career account credentials. If you continue to have difficulty, please contact Purdue Online at

Exams are 'conventional' written exams that will be e-mailed to the proctors. The proctor will return completed exams to Dr. Forsyth.

Fall grades will be posted at the end of December. Spring grades will be posted mid-May. Summer grades will be posted mid-August. You will see your grade in Blackboard when it is available. Grades and transcripts can be obtained through your myPurdue account under the Academic tab.

Please visit our website and refer to the calendar for the semester in which your course started.

You will receive an incomplete that will be changed to your grade when you do finish the course.

A written request to drop the course must be submitted to Because this is a year-round, open-enrollment course, refunds are calculated based on when you are registered in the course. Application fees are non-refundable.

Once you have submitted your application and have been admitted to Purdue Online, you are permitted to switch your application one time without having to reapply and repay the application fee.

  • Need to apply as Purdue Online non-degree seeking student for summer semester.
  • They must finish the course by the end date on the summer calendar. They will not have the year to finish.
  • Will be registered in the Purdue Online section and sent the summer Brightspace link.
  • Student will need Dale’s permission to enroll in this course.
  • Student will register their self in the PWL section of the course.
  • Student will need to notify our office that they enrolled in the course so that we can watch for payment.
  • When payment is received, we need to send the Brightspace link so the student can access the course.


Dale Forsyth

Purdue University
Dept of Animal Science
915 W. State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Fax: 765.494.9346

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