Stay Connected with HSVMA

Tufts veterinary students promote HSVMA at an event.

As an HSVMA student member, we help you make connections at school, in the field and online.

HSVMA on Campus

Student Chapters

HSVMA's student chapter program helps veterinary students get involved in animal protection issues, promote humane veterinary education, participate in field service opportunities, and network with like-minded students.

Chapter benefits include:

  • $500 annual funding for student activities and projects
  • Priority scheduling for HSVMA Speakers Bureau presentations
  • Exclusive access to HSVMA suture dry labs 
  • Advice/assistance for any student chapter member seeking to obtain alternatives or a change in veterinary curriculum to be more humane
  • Opportunities to participate in field service and internship programs through HSUS sanctuaries and services

If you are interested in learning more about student chapters, you can find more information on our HSVMA Student Chapter page»

Also, check out our Student Representative opportunity!

Speakers Bureau

HSVMA also offers topical presentations on animal welfare and practical issues, such as early-age sterilization and factors to consider when looking for your first job. Learn more about the topics we offer and how to request a presentation»

Getting Out of the Classroom

Rural Area Veterinary Services (RAVS)

RAVS staff and volunteers visit areas in desperate need of veterinary care. Sign up for a trip today»

HSVMA Volun-tour-ism Opportunities

Spend 2-4 weeks at one of The Humane Society of the United States' direct care facilities, gaining invaluable experience in exotic animal care and wildlife rehabilitation. Learn more about these opportunities»

Student Resources

HSVMA has a wealth of resources for veterinary students, from alternatives to harmful animal use in veterinary training to disaster preparedness information and wildlife resources. Learn about all the resources that HSVMA offers»

Find us on...


Like us on Facebook and connect with other students and veterinary professionals. Check out our recent news stories, hear about upcoming conferences and more. And you post your own links, stories, or pictures, too!


HSVMA is also on LinkedIn, providing another venue for you to connect to other veterinary students and professionals.