Helpful Links

Iowa State University's Graduate College
Be sure to stay up to date on what resources the Graduate College has to offer.

Thesis/Dissertation Repository
Recent theses and dissertations can be found in the repository for your reference.

Thesis Template
Looking for a starting place to write your thesis?  Check out the thesis template provided by the Graduate College!

Iowa State University's Benefits Office
Learn more about your insurance coverage, find a doctor, add dependents, and much more pertaining to your insurance plan as a graduate student.

Center for Communication Excellence, Graduate College
The CCE offers many helpful individual and group support programs.  They also offer seminars and workshops for research writing and grant writing.

Professional Development Opportunities
There are many career, teaching, and research competencies offered by the Graduate College that are offered at all times of the year, so don't miss out.

Financing a Graduate Degree
Understand the financing of your degree.

Postdoctoral Scholars
Section specific to postdoc resources including benefits, grant writing, and more.

Educational Commission for Foreighn Veterinary Graduates (ECFVG)
The Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates (ECFVG) certification program, which consists of four separate steps, is accepted by all state veterinary regulatory boards and the federal government as meeting, either in part or full, the educational prerequisite for licensure or certain types of employment, respectively.

Program for the Assessment of Veterinary Education Equivalence (PAVE)
Many of our graduate students are also veterinarians who received their degree from an international veterinary program! If that describes you and you're interested in practicing in the United States, check out the Program for the Assessment of Veterinary Education Equivalence (PAVE) program

International Student and Scholars Office Events
The International Student and Scholars Office hosts many events throughout the year and many of the CVM's graduate students are international students and might find these events useful and fun!

Cultural Ambassador Program
This is a peer-mentorship, semester-long program, open to all international and U.S. students and scholars. International and U.S. students are paired together based on their interests and preferences and both parties become Cultural Ambassadors through this process.

Graduate Student Facebook
Join your fellow students on social media and see different student experiences, highlighted events to benefit the CVM's graduate students, and more!