Student Benefits

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Special Rates, Awards, and Opportunities

WVC Annual Conference

Student Rate

Money is scarce but learning and networking are critical. WVC wants to help: students (DVM and Veterinary Technician) may attend the WVC Annual Conference for the special rate of $55. 

Register online and present your current school ID at the Student Counter, at Onsite Registration. Note: student registration does not apply to DVM graduates with a residency or internship status.

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1st Year DVM Graduate

Congratulations on your achievement! WVC recognizes DVM graduates with a special registration fee of $195. This offer is available to first-year graduates of 2017 (must have graduated within 12 months of the conference).

A first-year graduate will need to register as a veterinarian and their graduation date will be verified to receive the special rate.

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WVC is proud to present the Dr. Jack Walther Leadership Award, recognizing veterinary students who display leadership values at their school. This award is bestowed upon 37 DVM students attending AVMA-accredited universities who are actively involved and show long term leadership potential at their veterinary college or school.

Additionally, two Veterinary Technician students are selected to receive the Award via NAVTA. Please see below for requirements to be considered for this Award. Contact Ms. Dawn Casagrande-Terry at 866.800.7326 with questions.

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Learning Library

WVC Learning Library Student FREEview!

WVC Learning Library is the ultimate veterinary resource center with topics including Anesthesia, Dentistry, Emergency & Critical Care, Surgery AND MORE! Log in to watch over 500 videos led by expert instructors, search for the latest medical and scientific updates, access Conference notes for current and previous years, and listen to podcasts from a variety of experts. Access is free for students and available across any device.

Explore the Learning Library FREE for 1-year. Offer available only to veterinary students (DVM and Technician) with valid school email address.

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Join the Conversation! Connect with fellow professionals through this FREE platform!

DO YOU EVER WISH you could chat with colleagues on a daily basis instead of just a few times a year at industry events? NOW YOU CAN!

WVC introduces CONNECTIONS: a global online community to network, discuss and share information with other veterinary professionals.

  • Join/Read the forums – See what people are saying and stay ‘in the know’ on hot topics
  • Pose questions to other veterinary professionals
  • Post or search job openings in the Want Ads Forum
  • Share knowledge – Curate content of interest
  • Find and connect with your peers – Search the directory by areas of interest to find veterinary professionals with similar interests as well as former classmates and colleagues
  • Update your profile – Add a photo or easily link to your social accounts to help you better connect with colleagues both new and old
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Want to be up-to-date on all things WVC? Create a WVC Account! With a WVC Account we can keep you up to date on a variety of CE opportunities and veterinary resources. Sign up now.