SAVMA membership dues & journal subscriptions 2016-2017

SAVMA membership is open to any full-time student currently enrolled in a program of study leading directly to a professional veterinary degree, granted by a school or college of veterinary medicine. View the benefits of SAVMA membership here. SAVMA Membership runs from mid-April through mid-April each year. Membership dues are non-transferrable and non-refundable.

Student Chapter (SCAVMA) Member

If you are at a school with a Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association you will register for membership as a SCAVMA member. Please note you will pay for your local SCAVMA Membership fees and your national SAVMA Membership fees, as well as any optional journal subscriptions you choose to order in the registration process.


If you are a student at St. Matthew's University you will register for membership as a SAAVMA member. Please note you will pay for your local SAAVMA Membership fees and your national SAVMA Membership fees, as well as any optional journal subscriptions you choose to order in this registration process.

Back Dues 

If you wish to pay back dues for a previous membership year as a SCAVMA or SAAVMA member, you must email your SCAVMA/SAAVMA President to confirm that your schools SCAVMA/SAAVMA will accept this type of order. Your President should be able to provide you with further details on how to make a back dues payment. All students who wish to graduate in good standing with their SCAVMA/SAAVMA must pay for membership dues for all the years they are in vet school.

Student Associate Member

If you are a student enrolled in a veterinary program that will lead to a degree in veterinary medicine and are at a school without a SCAVMA or a SAAVMA you will register for SAVMA membership under Student Associate Member.

Journal Orders

If you are already a SAVMA member for the 2016-2017 school year and wish to purchase a journal subscription, you will register and pay for your journal choice through the SAVMA online dues system. This will ensure that you receive your journal subscription choice at the student reduced rate of $40 per subscription. Please note your journal subscription will be mailed within 4-8 weeks after your date of purchase due to processing and handling.