K-12 Students

Information for Students and Parents

Frequently Asked Questions

Review commonly asked questions as you explore the field of veterinary medicine.

High school to Veterinary School Timeline

Discover the various steps per year to map out your preparation.

Parents of High School Students

Learn how to best motivate and support your student.

Parents of College Students

Learn how to best motivate and support your student.

Free and downloadable Resource

"How To Get Into Vet School"

Want to learn more about your path to veterinary medicine? Our free eBook shows you the way!

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Recursos en Español

Padres de Estudiantes en Escuela Superior

Gator Vet Camp (for Florida High School Students)

The Gator Vet Camp recognizes talented high school students and provides them with enriching and personal exposure to the veterinary medicine profession and college life. The rigorous activities, shared experiences, and challenging exercises enable participants to identify courses important for college readiness and explore careers in veterinary medicine. Gator Vet Camp is a part of the College of Veterinary Medicine’s commitment to provide a diverse and inclusive learning environment through aggressive recruiting of underserved and historically underrepresented communities.

Videos

Why UFCVM?

Challenge Accepted

Learning and teaching at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine.

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For Middle school students

From Middle School to Vet School

Watch this introductory video to the field of veterinary medicine.

Certificate program

For High school students

From High School to Vet School

Watch this introductory video to the field of veterinary medicine.

Florida CVM Students

Middle/High school students

Annual Open House

Watch our recap video to see how thousands of visitors enjoy a full day of animal and educational activities.

Open House

why a veterinarian?

Student Testimonials

Listen as current and former students share their stories of why they chose UFCVM.

Florida CVM Students

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Student Panel

Learn from current and former students as they share about their pathways to veterinary medicine.

Congregators

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