Welcome to the College
In our current student sections you'll find course schedules, helpful forms, university resources, and information about academic policies. For questions about the DVM program please contact the Academic and Student Affairs office. Questions about the MS and PhD programs can be directed to Samantha Redmond.
Many of your classes this semester will be offered in either an online or a blended format as part of the University’s efforts to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some tips and helpful resources to help you succeed.
Our commitment to diversity
Below is a list of resources available to support our diverse student population to help uphold our value to provide an environment and climate that fosters safety and academic and professional success for our diverse community.
University of Minnesota Graduate School/on campus centralized resources
- Twin Cities Multicultural Directory
- Student organizations and resources
- Community of Scholars program
- Graduate School Diversity Office Summer Institute
- UMN Diversity Office staff
- Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence (MCAE)
Local BIPOC networking groups
- The African American Leadership Forum – Our Voices. Our Future.
- LOCUS – Space, Connections, Opportunities by and for POCI
- Latino Leadership Program
- People of Color and Indigenous Centered Networks, Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
Find a BIPOC veterinary mentor
The CVM’s Alumni Relations office is working to build a list of BIPOC alumni who are available to mentor VetLEAD students. To find out more, contact Kris Hayden, [email protected].
Therapy and counseling
- BIPOC Mental Health Collective, University of Minnesota Student Counseling Services
- A MN Mental Health Providers of Color Database
- Psychology Today: Health, Help, Happiness + Find a Therapist
- Campaign For Black Men
Individual counselors recommended by CVM students
Student Wellbeing guide
To serve our students and community, the team at the Bakken Center has developed a Student Wellbeing Guide that we invite you to explore and share. This guide features tips and strategies to help students focus on their wellbeing as they start the new semester.
Student Wellbeing Handbook
The Student Well-Being Handbook is a resource to help students restore and maintain a sense of well-being when confronted with academic challenges, financial, physical or emotional stress or health issues, and sudden developments in our personal lives that may threaten happiness, success, or well-being.
Navigating Minnesota winters
- Prepare your car for Minnesota winters, AAMCO
- Are you ready for winter?, Minnesota Department of Public Safety
- Winterize Your Life: Car, KARE11
- Winterize Your Car With These 5 Simple Steps, Minnetonka Car Repair
- Winter Car Emergency Kit: What to Keep in Your Car, The Old Farmer’s Almanac
- How to Dress for the Minnesota Winter, TripSavvy
- YakTrax, REI
- Resources: Climate & Clothing, UMN International Student and Scholar Services
- Recreation, Minnesota DNR
- Education and safety training, Minnesota DNR