Date: March 28, 2020

Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Building: Wells Hall

Room: B119 and B115

Contact: Leslie Williams

Veterinary Education Day is an opportunity to learn more about MSU's College of Veterinary Medicine's academic programs. There will be presentations that include information about our preveterinary, Veterinary Nursing and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Programs. This is a great opportunity to learn more about how to prepare for our veterinary nursing and veterinary programs as well as to meet current faculty, staff and students.

Registration for the event will be available the middle of February. Registration is required to attend the event.

Veterinary Education Day 2020 Schedule

8:30 Check in Begins; check in will be open until 2:00pm.

9:00 – 10:00 am High School Presentation

10:15 – 11:00 Preveterinary Undergraduate Student Panel

11:15 – 12: 15 Veterinary Nursing Presentation

12:30 – 12:45 Vet Nursing Student Panel

1:00 – 1:45 Keynote Speaker -- TBD

2:00 – 3:00 DVM Admissions Presentation

3:15 – 4:00 DVM student panel

If you plan on staying the entire day, it is recommended that you bring your lunch. There will be no food venues open in close proximity to Wells Hall. Light snacks, coffee and water will be available to purchase.

Food venues available will be the residence halls, Shaw Hall and Case Hall or local dining establishments in East Lansing. You may also consider having something delivered to Wells.

There will also be College of Veterinary Medicine Merchandise available to purchase on site.

2020 Presentation Descriptions

High School Presentation

An overview of the many career paths in the area of veterinary medicine and ways high school students can best prepare themselves for a veterinary medical education. Discussion topics will include Advanced Placement courses, International Baccalaureate courses, dual enrollment, and admission to Michigan State University as a freshman preveterinary or veterinary nursing student. Also included in the presentation, is information related to academic support services offered through the King-Chavez-Parks (KCP) Scholars Program for undergraduate pre-veterinary and veterinary nursing students.

Preveterinary Student Panel An opportunity to ask current MSU preveterinary students questions about their experiences.

Veterinary Nursing Admissions Presentation

An overview of the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Nursing Program. The Program is a limited admission major. Participants will learn about the factors considered for admission, how to best prepare for successful admission and receive an overview of the Program’s core curriculum, including the veterinary nurse’s role in the veterinary health care team.

Veterinary Nursing Student Panel

An opportunity to ask current MSU veterinary nursing students questions about their MSU undergraduate experiences.

Keynote Speaker

To Be Determined

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Admissions Presentation

This information session is designed for current college students or post-college students who are interested in or who may be ready to apply to the DVM Program. Participants will learn about the Veterinary Medical College Application Service (VMCAS), and the selection process and requirements for admission to the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine’s DVM Program.

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Student Panel

An opportunity to ask current MSU DVM students questions about their experiences.