Click here to register for Year 1, Year 2, and GI 

Year 1, Year 2, & GI are currently on WAITLIST status. Please register as normal to add your name to the waitlist. DO NOT add Room & Board to your registration order if you are placed on the waitlist.

NEW 2020 Registration Updates

  • Registration is now open to returning students ONLY who qualify to attend Year 2 and GI. This will be available to IAVM members AND non-members.
  • Registration will open to all students to attend Year 1, Year 2 or GI on December 9, 2019.

Processess and Policies

  • VMS is a registration process instead of an application process. If there is space available, the system will automatically confirm your registration.
  • Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. If the class is full, you may add yourself to the waitlist. Individuals on the waitlist will be confirmed as space becomes available.
  • If your attendance is dependent on receiving an IAVM scholarship, please wait to register until after receiving it, as we proactively hold back spaces for IAVM scholarship recipients.
  • Payment is due in full by March 1, 2020.

2020 Tuition Rates

Registration Type
Tuition Rate
Member Professional & Allied
Year 1 & Year 2
Graduate Institutute
**Must complete Year 2 to register.
Non-Member Professional & Allied
Year 1 & Year 2
Graduate Institute
**Must complete Year 2 to register.

For Non-Members: As a benefit to your registration, you will receive a 1-year IAVM membership that will begin in late summer 2020. 
**If an individual has previously been an IAVM member, they are not eligible for the 1-year member registration benefit.

Visit our Room & Board page for additional VMS cost information.


All payments must be submitted in U.S. funds. Tuition and Room & Board payment is due in full by March 1, 2020. If you do not pay by the deadline, IAVM reserves the right to cancel your registration and assess the corresponding cancellation fee below. 

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Cancellation and refund requests must be made via email to IAVM Meetings Department at Cancellation fees are calculated based on the full cost of registration and the date cancellation request is submitted. All cancellations or substitutions are subject to a $75 administrative fee.

If a registrant is unable to attend an event for any reason, somone else from their venue/company may attend in their place with written notice up to 2-weeks prior to the event start date. If a cancellation is necessary, the following refund deadlines apply:
  • Cancellation request submitted on or before March 1, 2020: 100% Tuition and Room & Board refund less $75 administrative fee
  • Cancellation request submitted between March 2, 2020 and May 1, 2020: 50% Tuition and Room & Board refund less $75 administrative fee
  • Cancellation request submitted after May 1, 2020: No refund

The above cancellation deadlines apply to PAID, UNPAID, and partially paid registrations. Invoiced no-shows will be billed as a cancellation accordingly. Late requests for refunds due to special circumstances will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Rollover Policy

If a registrant is unable to attend VMS, they can use the registration payment (inclusive of tuition and room & board) as a one-time transfer credit towards attendance to the following year of VMS only. If the transfer credit is less than the cost to attend the following year of VMS, the registrant will receive an invoice for the amount difference.
**Please note: rollover funds do not guarantee the registrant a spot at VMS for the following year.

Requirements For Graduation

  • Completion of pre-school assignments
  • Present for the duration of the school 
  • On time, attendance at all classes, VMA guest instructor address, round tables, and sector town halls 
  • Attendance at all social activities, unless otherwise noted on the schedule
  • Completion of course and school evaluation forms
  • Full payment to IAVM headquarters for tuition and room & board

Photo Waiver

By attending this event, you grant IAVM the right to photograph you and your property. You also authorize IAVM to copyright, use, and publish said photographs with or without your name for any lawful purpose.


For questions concerning any of the above, please contact the IAVM Meetings Department at or +1 (972) 906-7441.

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