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Important Announcements 

Policy change due to COVID-19

The UMN CVM will accept prerequisite coursework taken during spring semester 2020 and summer semester 2020 with a grade of pass or satisfactory earned. Read more about this on our Frequently Asked Questions page here.

Join the Class of 2025!

The application window to join the class of 2025 is May 12 - September 15, 2020. Please view the planning guide for more details. Visit the How to Apply page for specific instructions on submitting an application. View our application checklist for a summary of materials to submit with your application (transcripts, letters of reference, GRE scores, ets.).

Application Preparation Seminars

Applying to the Class of 2025? Attend a summer Application Preparation Seminar for an overview of the applicant evaluation process, plus tips and advice for submitting a competitive application. Register for this event.

Opportunities on campus 

Information Session

Information Session ONLINE ONLY due to COVID-19 restrictions 

Attend an Information Session to learn more about a career in veterinary medicine, veterinary education, and admission to the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program. In-person visits and hospital tours are suspended until further notice. 

Information sessions are held from 3-4pm CST on the following dates:

July 13, 2020
August 17, 2020
September 14, 2020
November 16, 2020
December 14, 2020


VetCamp - No sessions Summer 2020

Developed and taught by students at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine and sponsored by the Minnesota Veterinary Medical Foundation, this three-hour live program educates students in grades 9-12 about careers in veterinary medicine, through interactive hands-on learning activities and games. Visit the VetCamp website to learn more about the program.