HOW TO BECOME A VERTERINARIAN: Education and Career Roadmap

The VMCAS application moved to an updated, new format in 2016 as the AAVMC migrated the application service to a new platform called CAS3.0. With this upgrade, there were significant changes to not only the application format itself, but also to dates, deadlines, features and more. This document will explain those differences and how they impact you! 

VMCAS 2017 Cycle Dates:
  • VMCAS 2017 Dates: May - September 15th, 2017
  • The application will launch, this year, in May 2017
  • The deadline for VMCAS 2017 is September 15th at 12:00 Midnight Eastern Standard Time
In order for your application to be eligible for Transcript Verification, the following items MUST be received by September 15th, 2017 at 12:00 Midnight EST**:
  • Submitted Application & VMCAS Fee
  • A minimum of three (3) submitted electronic letters of recommendation (eLORs)
  • All official transcripts for schools you list in the "institutions attended" section of the application