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I am ready to apply, what do I need to do?

Now that you are ready to apply to the College of Veterinary Medicine, it is important that you have completed the prerequisite courses, continue to gain veterinary experience, and becoming familiar with the application website.

It is also critical to be thinking of whom you would like to write your letters of recommendation. One letter of recommendation must be written by a veterinarian while the other two can come from anyone of your choosing. Just remember family members are not aloud to write letters of recommendation.

All applicants are required to apply online through the Association of American Veterinary Medical College’s (AAVMC) Veterinary Medical College Application Service (VMCAS). Applicants can begin submitting their VMCAS applications in May when the application opens. The submission deadline for this year is September 17, 2018. For more information about the application process, visit

If you have questions or concerns about applying or the application process, The Office of Admissions and Recruitment offers advising appointments to help answer any questions. Remember, we are here to help make the process easier for you!