Entry into Limited Enrollment VET Courses

Policies and Procedures

A.  Entry into the limited enrollment Veterinary Technology courses is a competitive process. It is based on multiple factors presented to the admissions committee in the form of a portfolio. Admission is based on a scored portfolio and should contain the following:

1.  GPA of 2.5 and transcripts.
2.  Completion of all program pre-requisites.
3.  Completion and score on the TEAS V Exam.
4.  Resume.
5.  3 letters of recommendation.
6.  Student essay.
7.  Documented animal contact hours (at least 10).

B.  Portfolios are due to the department between the March 15 and April 30th of the academic year leading into the program’s official start Summer Semester. Cohorts only begin each Summer Semester. Please feel free to stop by our office in 3331 to see an example portfolio.

C.  Click here for the Critiera Selection Process Checklist and Criteria Rubric.

D.  Proof of tetanus immunization is due in to the Surgery and Veterinary Services office during the application process or prior to the end of the first semester in the program. Rabies immunizations will be recommended.

E. Good luck and we look forward to having you in our program!