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-updated information coming soon

Computer Information and Book Order Forms

  • Student Tablet Computers
  • Book order forms-this information is in the Canvas Course for the Class of 2028.  Get your NetID so you can access this information.

Fall Orientation and Class Information

  • 2024 Fall Orientation Schedule
    • Dress code: business casual tops for the composite photos. Casual clothes for the rest of the orientation program.
  • White Coat Ceremony
  • Rabies and MMR Vaccination Info
  • Family Information Session and QPR Training (August 23, 2024, 9am-10:30am)

Vet Med Parking Permit

  • Order your permit for Lot 93 starting July 13, 2024 at 9am through AccessPlus

Housing/Student Life

Connect With Your Class on CANVAS

  • Iowa State University CVM Class of 2028 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, 2024 Priority FAFSA filing
April 15, 2024 Deadline to accept your position and pay $750 deposit (POSTMARK DATE)
July 1, 2024 Spring 2024 Transcripts due (Due in ISU CVM Admissions Office)
July 5, 2024 White Coat Ceremony Reception RSVP due
August 2, 2024 Proof of Rabies Vaccination/Titer due (Send to Dr. Monica Howard-ISU CVM)
Proof of MMR Vaccinations due-(Upload to Access Plus)
August 7, 2024 Deadline to authorize financial aid and set up direct deposit
August 16, 2024 Deadline for getting ISU card (N/A for UNL)
August 21-23, 2024 Fall Orientation and White Coat Ceremony **
August 23, 2024 White Coat Ceremony
August 26, 2024 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 25-29, 2024 Thanksgiving Break
December 2, 2024 Classes resume
December 9-13, 2024 Prep Week
December 16-19, 2024 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