Veterinary Graduate Student Association


  • To foster an environment which encourages excellence in graduate research, scientific ethics, and exchange of ideas
  • To increase communication and promote fellowship among College of Veterinary Medicine graduate students and faculty
  • To provide graduate students with an organized forum in which to present their concerns to the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies at the College of Veterinary Medicine

2021 Schedule

  • September 1st (Wednesday)
  • October 7th (Thursday)
  • November 3rd  (Wednesday)
  • December 2nd (Thursday)


Events Timeline

  • VGSA social get togethers each month -check the Facebook page and emails for updates
  • September (date TBA): Special Speaker Event
  • March (date TBA): View from the Top (Professionals who were previously graduate students present and discuss their career paths.)
  • April (date TBA): Phi Zeta Research Day – Best in Show (CVM graduate students present their work in a research presentation competition.)


Contact us

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