Student Organizations

2023-2024 CVM Student Organizations (pdf)
KSUCVM Guidelines for Student Organizations
KSUCVM Guidelines for Commercial Companies (pdf)
KSU OrgCentral Portal for signing up Student Organizations
CVM Speaker/Event Approval Form (pdf)

iWeb Resources:

Student Leader Handbook (pdf)
DSO Information
CVM Student Organization Event Calendar

Local Student Organization Information:

The Society of Phi Zeta Sigma Chapter Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine
The Sigma Chapter of Phi Zeta has been established at Kansas State University to recognize and promote scholarships and research pertaining to the welfare and diseases of animals.

American Association of Bovine Practitioners
KSU AABP is made up of veterinary students with a special interest in beef and dairy practice. The chapter boasts one of the largest memberships of the veterinary special interest groups. Many members have roots deep in beef or dairy production while others have had very limited exposure to cattle and want to increase their large animal experience in preparation for senior clinics.

American Association of Equine Practitioners
SCAAEP is an organization whose goal is to provide veterinary students with increased exposure to issues of special interest in the equine industry. The level of experience in the equine industry is of no importance for club members. All students, from those with no horse experience to owners, experienced show and race trainers, rodeoers and farriers can benefit from membership in this organization. All that is required to profit from membership is a desire to learn.

American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
The ACVIM is the national certifying organization for veterinary specialists in large and small animal internal medicine, cardiology, neurology, and oncology. As a student chapter, our mission is to educate students on what it means to be a veterinary specialist, help them form invaluable connections with professionals from different fields, and to give them experience that will enhance their future endeavors as veterinary specialists.

American Veterinary Medical Association
SCAVMA, the Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association at Kansas State University, is the local chapter of SAVMA, the Student American Veterinary Medical Association. At a local school level, SCAVMA serves as a governing body for KSU-CVM veterinary students, and as an umbrella group for the specialty clubs. As a member of SCAVMA, students are automatically members of SAVMA, and thereby, the AVMA.

Comprehensive Public Health Group
The Comprehensive Public Health Group is open to undergraduate, graduate and veterinary students. The CPHG is committed to advancing One Health by working to improve the health of humans, animals and the environment. As 75% of emerging infectious diseases are zoonotic, veterinarians play an important role in public health.

Graduate Student Association
The Graduate Student Association promotes professional and social interactions among graduate students in graduate programs of College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University.

International Veterinary Students Association
The objective of the club is to promote the international practice of veterinary medicine, to disseminate information about practice abroad, to disseminate information about other cultures, to provide humanitarian aid, to assist students with international travel for the purpose of veterinary practice, humanitarian aid, exchange of information, and the protection of public health.

Pride Student Veterinary Medical Community
Our goal for the Pride Student Veterinary Medical Community will not be to change the world
per se, but simply to offer students a forum for discussion and an environment where they can feel welcome and open. The organization will coordinate and promote activities that educate the College and Manhattan on issues surrounding the gay and lesbian community, but its core function will be to offer a haven for those in need and a resource for people that are interested in learning more.

Veterinary Business Management Association
The VBMA is a national student-managed organization intent on improving the veterinary profession through increasing business knowledge. We share the belief of many other veterinary professionals -- in order to provide the best care for animals, we need to increase our knowledge about subjects outside of the medical realm.