Required Forms

Once you accept the invitation to the national tournament, a Science Olympiad staff member will contact you with the following forms: 

  • Medical Release Form: One per student, signed by parent/guardian, and kept in the possession of team coach; form must accompany the student to any medical intervention. At check-in, coaches must certify that they possess the forms for all students. 
  • A Consolidated Form (covers parental permission, acknowledgement of medical forms, and media release): One per student, signed by parent/guardian, and submitted electronically by May 10. 
  • Final Team Roster: The final list of students who will compete in the national tournament, in addition to alternates.

MSU Policies and Guidelines

Please review all the following guidelines:

  • Breslin Center Policy
  • MSU Safety Tips
  • Campus Security: The MSU Department of Police and Public Safety is fully operational 24 hours a day (call 911 for emergencies, or dial 517-355-2221 for non-emergencies). Although the MSU campus is a very safe place, common sense precautions should be always used.
  • MSU's Youth Program Policy:  All adults working or volunteering at the tournament must comply with MSU's Youth Policy.
  • Chaperone Guidelines: All adults working or volunteering at the tournament must comply with MSU's Chaperone Guidelines.

Background Checks

Michigan State University requires that all individuals who have unsupervised access to minors at a youth program must have been subject to a criminal background check (including sex offender registry check).

Health and Wellness

Emergencies

The MSU Department of Police and Public Safety is fully operational 24 hours a day (call 911 for emergencies, or dial 517-355-2221 for non-emergencies).

Nearby Hospitals

McLaren Greater Lansing Hospital
2900 Collins Rd
Lansing, MI 48910
Phone Number: (517) 975-6000

E. W. Sparrow Hospital
Medical care is also available through the emergency department of Sparrow Hospital, located at 1215 East
Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI.
Phone Number: (517) 364-1000

Sparrow Urgent Care Center
East Lansing
2682 East Grand River
Phone: (517) 333-6562
Hours: Everyday, 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.