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Contact Information: Office for Student Services

Welcome to the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Office for Students and Instruction (OSI). Our office is comprised of individuals working to assist veterinary students, faculty, and staff within the college. Our primary mission is to ensure effective support of our professional students and the veterinary curriculum, but we also strive to provide service to all individuals interested in pursuing veterinary medicine and surgery as a career choice. Please feel free to telephone or e-mail us for assistance as needed.

Physical Address

2015 SW 16th Avenue

Room V1-100A
Gainesville, FL 32610-0125

Mailing Address:

PO Box 100125 HSC
Gainesville , FL 32610-0125

Telephone: 352-294-4244

Fax: 352-846-2744


Pamela GinnAssociate Dean for Students and Instruction:

Dr. Pam Ginn

Primary Function:

Dr. Ginn oversees all aspects of the Office for Students and Instruction and is our college’s primary liaison with the University of Florida on matters pertaining to DVM education.

Pam Ginn – Faculty Profile




IMG_3587Office Manager: Tamara Herchel

Primary Function:  Administrative and personnel functions related to the Office of Students and Instruction. Staff support for Dr. Ginn, Associate Dean.
Serves as the primary point of contact for college scholarships.




dot-originalCurriculum Coordinator: Dot McColskey

Primary Function: Oversees all administrative functions related to student services, including but not limited to 3rd and 4th year class and clinic scheduling, orientation, grades, and event planning.
Serves as the primary point of contact for clinical rotation scheduling.


Melissa Cox

Curriculum Assistant: Melissa Cox

Primary Function: Oversees scheduling and other functions related to 1st and 2nd year class scheduling and event planning.

Serves as the primary point of contact for Externship program.