Resort & Conference Center
Resort & Conference Center
Wheeling, West Virginia
Located on Rt. 88, just 4 miles off I-70 at exit 2A
1 hour from Greater Pittsburgh International Airport
via Rt. 60 E to I-79 to I-70 W to Wheeling Exit 2A.
2 hours from Columbus International Airport via I-270
S to I-70 E to Wheeling Exit 2A.
The Application due date is January 15, 2012. In January, accepted students will be notified of their status by receiving a letter and a registration form and they will be required to return the registration form to Oglebay by February 15. You will receive an email notification from IAVM by April 15 with details on accessing your monographs and other class related details. Saturday, June 2nd will be check in/registration and evening welcoming reception. Sunday, June 4th will begin with orientation. Classes and activities continue through Thursday evening. Check out is on Friday, June 8th. Attendees must arrive Saturday, June 2nd and leave Friday, June 8th to fully participate in all activities. Any exceptions to this policy must be approved by the Board of Regents in writing prior to school.
Package rates include lodging Saturday through Thursday and breakfast and lunch Sunday through Thursday. All classes, study materials, coffee breaks, Sunday barbecue and graduation night banquet are included in the package cost. Package rates for the school are $2,234.47 (single occupancy) or
$1,799.91 (double occupancy )all taxes included. The lodging portion of the package is subject to 12 percent tax.
For admissions and enrollment questions, contact:
Dr. Rodney Williams
635 Fritz Dr., Suite 100, Coppell, TX 75019
Telephone: 972/906-7441 or 800/935-4226
Application for First Year Admission
The school has a limited number of seats available each year for first-year students. Set-aside seats include; region
scholarship awardees (21), allied members (10), and Associate Members - Academic (5). If not filled, these seats are opened for general applicants.
Applications for first year admission must be faxed or submitted electronically to arrive no later than January 15, 2012. Seats are limited, and each year there is a waiting list of candidates. However, IAVM Active Members (membership status as of Dec. 31, 2011) have the greatest opportunity for acceptance in the school.
The Application for First-Year Admission is available online. Please complete online, or print and return if applying for scholarship or mailing check for the application fee to, IAVM, 635 Fritz Dr., Suite 100, Coppell, TX 75019.
When paying by check, please make checks payable to Oglebay and send attention to:
Oglebay National Training Center
Route 88 North
Wheeling, WV 26003
Region Scholarships are available to eligible applicants. Contact IAVM Headquarters for an application or more information. Scholarship applicants should have a major financial need.
Scholarship applications must be received with the VMS application for First-Year Admission no later than January 15, 2012. Please print the online application and mail with the scholarship application to: IAVM, 635 Fritz Dr., Suite 100, Coppell, TX 75019.
Applications that do not meet this criterion will not be considered.
See scholarship page for more information.
.There will be a $100 fee charged for cancellation at any time up to 30 days prior to the school.
.Cancellations within 30 days of the start of the PAFMS, Wednesday, May 2nd 5pm, either a 50% cancellation fee and a refund of 50% or a $200 cancellation fee and the remainder “rolled over” to the 2013 VMS. This option includes a guaranteed seat in 2013. Rollovers cannot be carried over beyond 2013.
.Cancellation after 5pm Eastern Time Friday, June 1st, will receive NO cash refund
option. A $300 cancellation fee will be applied and the remainder “rolled over” to the
2013 VMS and a guaranteed seat in 2013. Rollover cannot be carried over beyond
.Cancellations after 9am Sunday, May 27th will receive NO considerations.
.No substitutions will be accepted.