Admissions Important Dates

UFCVM Applicant Timeline

January 20, 2022

VMCAS Application Opens

Start your VMCAS application. Transcripts should be submitted to VMCAS as soon as possible.

MAY 12, 2022

Apply to UFCVM Program Opens

Complete the listed program requirements.

August 15

Recommended VMCAS Deadline

August 15th is the VMCAS recommended deadline to submit a complete application with all application materials.

September 15, 2022

VMCAS Application Deadline

Deadline to submit your VMCAS application.

September 15, 2022

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.


Candidate Interviews

Selected candidates are emailed with instructions about the interview process and instructions to complete the CASPer test.


Applicant Decisions

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.


New 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:

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