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student showing how to examine a dogPre-vet Presentations & Tours

These two-hour programs are open to all who are interested in a veterinary medicine career. They include an admissions presentation by the Director of Admissions and a student-guided tour of the College. Guests of pre-vet students are also welcome to attend the Presentations and participate on the Tours.

  • Presentation: includes information about the DVM curriculum, how to prepare to (one day) apply, the application process, ways to strengthen an application, careers in veterinary medicine, and financial aid.
  • Tour: A guided walk-through of the educational and clinical facilities (companion animal hospital).  Note, these are the only tours offered of the College; individual tours are not available.

Register for a Pre-Vet Presentation and Tour

  • Friday, May 11, 2018, 3:00-5:00 pm
  • Friday, June 15, 2018, 2:00-4:00 pm
  • Friday, July 20, 2018, 2:00-4:00 pm
  • Friday, August 3, 2018, 2:00-4:00 pm

Annual Open House

  • Saturday, April 6, 2019, 10:00 am- 4:00 pm
    No tour on this day.  Click the link above for more information (will be updated in 2019).

Tour of the Cornell University Veterinary HospitalAdmissions Presentations with Student Panel during the Open House:

  • 11:00-12:00
  • 1:30-2:30

For Regular Admissions Presentations & Tours:
Registration confirmation will be sent closer to the date of the program, along with details on the time and location of the program.

If you find you cannot attend, please let us know as soon as possible so we can offer those on the wait list an opportunity to attend.  You can email us at vet_admissions@cornell.edu or call (607) 253-3700.

Restrictions: Children 14 years old and under are not allowed on tours for health and safety reasons. 

Warning: There are many steps to climb; you may see dead or sick animals; you may see blood and animal tissues; you will not be allowed to touch or pet any animals. Photography is not allowed at any point during the Tour.

Waitlist: We will create a wait list if the event or program is full.  If you are interested in being on a wait list for one of the upcoming programs that is marked “Full” please email vet_admissions@cornell.edu to let us know. Include the date(s) you are interested in attending and the total number attending including you and any guests. In many cases we do have cancellations and those on the wait list are able to attend.

Virtual Pre-Vet Club Meetings

Pre-Vet Clubs who would like to set up a Skype™ meeting with the Director of Admissions please send an email to vet_admissions@cornell.edu.

Individual Appointments

Individual appointments are made with the Director of Admissions if you are unable to come to an admissions presentation and tour. Please call (607) 253-3700 to set up an in-person or phone appointment. Note: we are not able to offer tours after individual appointments.

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