What does it take to become an MVMA Member? All University of Minnesota Veterinary Students are automatically enrolled as Student Members and the fee is already covered under your SCAVMA Student Bundle. Veterinary Students at other Universities are encouraged to join or renew at the member rate of $25.00 for the MVMA Student Membership.

Student Member Application


What will my dues dollars buy me?

  •  Attendance at the MVMA Annual Meeting and Conference at no cost. Non-member students pay a registration fee of $125.00. First and second year students are required by CVM to attend convention.   
  •  Student mock interviews, resume writing and networking opportunities with practice owners at the Annual Meeting   
  •  Reduced fees for all MVMA continuing education seminars
  •  Student scholarship applications only accepted by MVMA member students. Apply Now!
  •  Student welcome back BBQ in September of each year at the college   
  •  Access to the "Members Only" sections of the MVMA website   
  •  Student members have opportunity to apply and get selected as MVMA/MVMF paid student representative position   
  •  Student page on the MVMA website filled with links to important activities and events   
  •  Ability to participate in the state fair exhibits after completing your first year of Veterinary School (Surgery Suite, Miracle of Birth Center(NEW) get clinical skill credit for  volunteering!
  • The bi-monthly electronic MVMA newsletter including industry news, a "Whats New at the U" column, student spotlight features, and classifieds that may help you in your job search 
  •  Volunteer and networking opportunities available at various MVMA and MVMF events and functions    
  • Four year student membership entitles students to three years of reduced membership dues

Most importantly, you will be a part of organized veterinary  medicine from the beginning of your veterinary educational process. The MVMA  serves as a watchdog on all issues and topics that impact the veterinary  profession and shares this information with its members.

MN State Fair Volunteer Opportunities


MVMA/MVMF Student Representative Job Description



Andrew Keller ([email protected]) is a third year veterinary student who grew up in Medford, Minnesota and did his undergraduate studies at the University of Wisconsin - River Falls in Animal Science. His career goals are to own a mixed animal practice. In his free time he enjoys sports, hunting, fishing, camping, grilling, and spending time with family and friends.