2017 UFCVM Advisor & Counselor Summit

web-titleThe University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine invites you to participate in our inaugural Advisor & Counselor Summit! This statewide event has been created to provide a behind-the-scenes look at the exciting world of veterinary medicine. We will offer exclusive seminars and hands-on activities designed specifically for advisors and career counselors working in high schools with STEAM, agriculture, and health sciences programs across the state of Florida.


7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Welcome, Why Vet School?
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Session 1: Admissions and Preparation for Vet Med
9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Session 2: Careers in Vet Med and Finances
10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Session 3: Wellness and Preparing Students for Professional School
11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Session 4: Helping Students Tell Their Story
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Working Lunch with Discussions
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Clinical Skills Lab, Equine Demo, Tours of Veterinary Facilities
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Dean’s Reception
 *subject to change

The Hampton Inn & Suites in downtown Gainesville is offering a special discounted rate of $129/night, subject to availability. Click here to book directly with the hotel and enter “CVM” for the group code.

The UFCVM welcomes participants of all abilities. Please contact Alex Avelino at aavelino@ufl.edu to discuss any accommodations needed to participate fully in this event.

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