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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) Program

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Two students examining a small dog in a hospital room.
DVM students examining a small dog. Photo by Andrew Mann for Virginia Tech.

The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine's Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program is designed to develop competent and confident graduates capable of entering the profession with day-one knowledge, skills, and abilities, and a passion for lifelong learning. Our curriculum combines basic and applied sciences through integrated courses based on function, emphasizes team-based learning, and offers early entry to clinics. We're preparing the next generation of veterinary experts and leaders who are ready to protect and enhance the health of animals, people, and communities.

For Entering Students

Interview Day

Congratulations on your admission and your decision to attend the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine! We look forward to your arrival on campus in August, and we are excited to learn more about you during the weeklong orientation program we have planned for our entering students.

Congratulations and welcome to the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine! We are pleased to have you join our college for your clinical year, and we are sure that you will have a highly enjoyable and educational experience.

The Office of Academic Affairs is currently working on plans for an exciting week of mandatory orientation sessions.

For Current Students

DVM students at the dairy

Due to the generosity of our many donors, the Office of Academic Affairs is able to award scholarships to DVM students each year. Award criteria vary, but can be based on academic achievement, financial need, state of residency, species interest, character, and other designations.

The intranet is a password-protected network that hosts additional information and resources  accessible only to members of the college. Login requires your Virginia Tech PID and password.

One45 is the system used to manage schedules and evaluations for your clinical education. Within the system, your clinical rotations will be scheduled, you will complete evaluations of your clerkships and attendings, and faculty and preceptors will evaluate your performance on clerkships.

For College Faculty


The Office of Academic Affairs offers guidance and support for incoming and current faculty, in the areas of instructional design, educational technology, and assessment. 

On this site, you will find helpful information and answers to frequently asked questions related to teaching within our college, as well as the many services offered by the college related to the development and delivery of instruction.

The member institutions of the SEVEC collaborate to develop, evaluate, implement, and share best practices in veterinary medical education and promote excellence in education towards promotion and tenure for faculty at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion

We are committed to diversity and to fostering an inclusive environment that promotes learning and growth for all members of our community.

Clinical-year clerkships

Clinical-year students from other accredited veterinary colleges are welcome to rotate through a variety of clerkships at VMCVM.

VMCVM Annual Open House

Girl with a painted tiger face holding a green, yellow, and orange parrat.

Join us in April 2024 for activities, demonstrations, lectures, a behind-the-scenes look at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, and more!

Animal Care for Education

The Animal Care for Education (ACE) team  enhances the educational opportunities for the student population as they relate to live-animal care.