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Contact: Admissions & Recruitment Team

Thank you for your interest in UF College of Veterinary Medicine’s DVM Program! Applying to any DVM program is a competitive and stringent process. We are here to make the process smoother for you. Our team handles recruitment, tours, advisement, applications and orientation for incoming first year and transfer students. If you are a prospective student and would like to attend a tour please visit our Plan A Visit page.

Admissions Director

Lynnette Chaparro
Office: 352-294-4244
PO Box 100125
Gainesville, FL 32610-0125

Lynnette oversees the management of the admissions process for the DVM program. She coordinates First Year Student Orientation program, Commencemnt and Recruitment opportunities. She is also the point of contact for the DVM/MPH Joint Degree Program.

Admissions Officer

Nicole Hudson
Office: 352-294-4270
PO Box 100125
Gainesville, FL 32610-0125

Nicole advises prospective students, process admission applications and conducts workshops for admissions committee, and fulfills technical programming duties for admission and curriculum purposes. She also coordinates the summer online orientation for first year students and administers student mailboxes and locker assignments.

Pre-Veterinary Advisor
Student Ambassador Coordinator

Alex Avelino
Office: 352-294-8254
PO Box 100125
Gainesville, FL 32610-0125

Alex supports the admissions program with all administrative functions related to recruitment and advising of students interested in applying to our DVM program. She hosts monthly advising sessions and gives tours for students and pre-vet clubs showing our state-of-the-art Small Animal Hospital and Large Animal Hospital.