News and Events

Evening of Graditude

When scholarship donors and student recipients come together.

This year the event will be held April 4, 2017.

2017 Doxie Derby

The Doxie Derby is hosted annually during Picnic Day.
Saturday April 22, 2017
Register your doxie here

SAVMA Teaching Excellence Award

Congratulations to Dr. Jim Clark for winning this year's SAVMA Teaching Excellence Award!


2017 Career Night: Save the Date

Saturday October 14th, 2017

Stay tuned for more details!

Welcome class of 2020!

Check out their stats here.

Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association (SCAVMA)

Thank you for visiting the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine's SCAVMA homepage! The Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association (SCAVMA) is an organization dedicated to connecting veterinary students across the nation and enhancing the student experience outside the classroom at UC Davis. SCAVMA provides funding for university-registered veterinary school clubs, student travel associated with educational endeavors, and student scholarships. For more information about SCAVMA, please explore our website further and visit the SAVMA website.


Benefits of SCAVMA Membership

  • Discounted subscriptions to the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (JAVMA) and the American Journal of Veterinary Research (AJVR)
  • SAVMA & IVSA memberships, which provide scholarship and externships opportunities domestically and internationally
  • Participation in UCD SVM student organizations and events
  • Professional Development Fund (PDF) reimbursement for travel to externships and conferences
  • SCAVMA scholarships
  • Free AVMA Convention registration
  • AVMA Professional Liability Insurance Trust (PLIT) professional liability insurance
  • Free AVMA membership for six months after graduation and reduced dues for the next two years
  • Access to AVMA LIFE Insurance at graduation