January 19, 2023
VMCAS Application Opens
Start your VMCAS application. Transcripts and eLORs should be submitted to VMCAS as soon as possible.
MAY 11, 2023
UFCVM Program Opens
Start to complete our listed program requirements in your VMCAS application.
Recommended VMCAS Deadline
Recommended VMCAS deadline to submit a complete application with all application materials (official transcripts and eLORS).
September 18, 2023
VMCAS Application Deadline
Deadline to submit your VMCAS application with all application materials.
September 18, 2023
UF Professional Application Deadline
Deadline to submit your UF Professional Application.
Verification of Applications
Applications are processed and the UFCVM Admissions Committee reviews selected applications.
Selected candidates are emailed with instructions about the Virtual Interview process conducted via Zoom.
DVM Preview Day
Selected candidates are invited to attend one of our DVM Preview Days to visit our campus.
Admission notifications emailed to selected applicants.
April 15 (or next business day if 15th falls on A weekend)
Admissions Offer Deadline
National deadline for admitted students to accept or decline offers of admission. No enrollment deposit required.
Online Orientation Begins
Newly admitted students begin their online orientation via Canvas to prepare for the fall semester.
Student Orientation Week
Admitted students begin their on-campus orientation and first year veterinary experience (FYVE) in Gainesville.
Start of Vet School Program
The fall semester starts at the College of Veterinary Medicine campus.
VMCAS Suggested Timeline
- At least 3 months prior to the deadline, have your letters of recommendation requested, and begin VMCAS application process.
- At least 2 and half months prior to the deadline, have all transcripts from EVERY institution you have attended sent to VMCAS. Consider ordering a copy for yourself to use when entering coursework information on the VMCAS application.
- At least 2 months prior to the deadline you should be monitoring your VMCAS application for receipt of all transcripts and letters of recommendation (eLORs).
- At least 1 and half months prior to deadline you should make sure that all transcripts and eLORs have been received by VMCAS and application fees have been paid.
For more information, visit the VMCAS Quick Start Guide.
VMCAS Contact Information
Student & Advisor Hotline: (617) 612-2884
VMCAS Fax: (617) 612-2051
VMCAS Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
VMCAS Mailing Address for Transcripts:
(Only Mail Transcripts! The VMCAS application and eLORs are submitted electronically)
VMCAS – Transcripts
P.O. Box 9126
Watertown, MA 02471