Acceptance packets are no longer mailed out. You will find the information you need on this webpage. It is updated throughout the summer so continue to check this site.


Financial Aid Information

Computer Information and Book Order Forms

  • Student Tablet Computers
  • Book order forms-this information is in the Canvas Course for the Class of 2027.  Get your NetID so you can access this information.

Fall Orientation and Class Information

Vet Med Parking Permit

  • Order your permit for Lot 93 starting July 13, 2023 at 9am through AccessPlus

Housing/Student Life

Connect With Your Class on CANVAS

  • Iowa State University CVM Class of 2027 Canvas Page
    • IMPORTANT:  You must have created your ISU email account to have access to this Canvas Page.  The Canvas course has important information including book order forms, resources, required training, etc. Once you have your netID, please send it to Dr. Howard at
Calendar of events
March 1, 2023 Priority FAFSA filing
April 15, 2023 Deadline to accept your position and pay $750 deposit (POSTMARK DATE)
July 1, 2023 Spring 2023 Transcripts due (Due in ISU CVM Admissions Office)
July 24, 2023 White Coat Ceremony Reception RSVP due
August 1, 2023 Proof of Rabies Vaccination/Titer due (Send to Dr. Monica Howard-ISU CVM)
Proof of MMR Vaccinations due-(Upload to Access Plus)
August 7, 2023 Deadline to authorize financial aid and set up direct deposit
August 16, 2023 Deadline for getting ISU card (N/A for UNL)
August 16-18, 2023 Fall Orientation and White Coat Ceremony **
August 18, 2023 White Coat Ceremony
August 21, 2023 Fall Classes Begin
TBD Fall Rabies Clinic  (Vaccination 1 of 2) 8:00am-10am
TBD Fall Rabies Clinic (Vaccination 2 of 2) 8:00am-10am
November 20-24, 2023 Thanksgiving Break
November 27, 2023 Classes resume
December 4-8, 2023 Prep Week
December 11-14, 2023 Final Exams Week

The College of Veterinary Medicine follows the same Academic Calendar for the year as the main university (with a few minor exceptions). Go to the University Academic Calendar.

** Required Attendance