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Welcome to the IVMA Student Web Page!  Purdue veterinary college students are a valued partner in the IVMA. 

As a veterinary student at Purdue, we are proud and honored to call you a member of the IVMA.  The IVMA represents over 1400 veterinarians in the state - and we are proud to include veterinary students as well. The IVMA wants to provide you with resources and networking opportunities to connect you with peers in the profession.  The IVMA is pleased to be a part of your veterinary education journey - from the Freshmen Stethoscope Dinner to administering the oath at graduation, the IVMA is your partner along the way - just as we will be after you graduate!

What is so great about belonging? See below.......


The Members' Only page contains the following information ~

  • Hoosier Veterinarian Newsletter

  • IVMA Member Directory
  • Legal Q&A Resources
  • Public Relations Resources

Scholarship applications will be accepted for scholarships for applicants who are freshmen, sophomore, junior, or senior veterinary students. The selected students will be recognized and scholarship checks presented at the "Engaging the Future" reception on Friday evening, February 5, 2016, in Indianapolis. 


Click here for the online application. 

  • The Indiana Veterinary Medical Association is offering 5 - $1000 scholarships to selected students. The application is due by October 30, 2015, to the IVMA offices. 
  • The Indiana Animal Health Foundation is offering 2 - $1000 scholarships to selected students.  Recipients must be Indiana residents.  The online application is due by October 30, 2015, to the IVMA offices.

IVMA Mentor Program is up and running!  Click here if you are in need of a mentor while you are in veterinary school. There are many terrific IVMA members willing to assist you with your veterinary school career. Please don't hesitate to reach out to them.  You will be glad you did!


IVMA Annual Meeting:   Student Registration for the IVMA 132nd Annual Meeting - February 4-7, 2016!  Registration information will be posted later this fall.


Student Membership Brochure:  Click here for a copy of the IVMA Student Brochure.


Representation on the IVMA Board of Directors: Students have a voting member of the Board of Directors ~ see Maureen Thieme at Purdue for more information.


Freshmen Stethoscope Dinner  The freshmen veterinary students are welcomed to the profession with dinner and stethoscopes provided by Patterson Veterinary Supply. The Freshman Stethoscope Dinner for the Class of 2019 was held on Thursday, September 3, 2015.


Information:  The IVMA website, office, and professional staff provide you with "one stop shopping" for any questions or issue you may have along the way. You will receive periodic emails, links to the Hoosier Veterinarian newsletter, and breaking information.  You can't put a value on this benefit!


For more information, contact the IVMA at or 800/270-0747.



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