At NC State Veterinary Medicine life is equal parts thinking and doing. Our whole campus is set up to immerse you in the Veterinary experience from a state-of-the-art hospital to a working farm to labs and classrooms that have the latest equipment. Add to that a culture of collaboration that is exemplified in our common spaces where students can gather and trade ideas or just have fun, and you have a campus environment where you are set for success and to make connections that will last a lifetime.
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In CVM’s Simulation Lab, There’s No Such Thing as Mistakes
One of the most popular horses on campus never makes a sound. You can’t ride her, and she won’t trot or jump or gallop. You can’t bathe her, though she’s always impeccably groomed. You can’t feed her; she won’t eat. But you can take her apart and put her back together again — over and
CVM Students Think and Do.
Taking the Oath
Each year the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine formally welcomes their incoming freshmen into the veterinary profession with their participation in a White Coat Ceremony. During the ceremony, the incoming class is “cloaked” with a white laboratory coat, a traditional symbol of the medical sciences.
With more than 600 student organizations on campus, you can experience it all: running a daily newspaper, deejaying for one of the nation’s top college radio stations, building robots, exploring improv comedy or dance and much, much more. Whatever your area of interest, be it political, professional, social, ethnic or academic, there’s a student organization for you.
The hub for our student activities is the new Talley Student Union, a state-of-the-art foundation for student life. Combined with the tradition of our hallowed places, including our very own veterinary medicine pastures, NC State is a place where community comes alive and students truly think and do.