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SAVMA membership dues & journal subscriptions 2017-2018

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 and not veterinary technology. 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 and vary based on your school location. Log into the SAVMA dues website to view your current dues.

Student Chapter (SCAVMA) & SAAVMA Membership

If you are at a school with a Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association you will be registering 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. You must be currently attending your school of veterinary medicine in order to pay for your membership dues.

If you are a student at St. Matthew's University, you will be registering as a Student Associate of the American Veterinary Medical Association and will be required to pay for your local SAAVMA Membership fees and national SAVMA Membership fees, as well as any optional journal subscriptions you choose to order in the 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 an international 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 as a Student Associate Member. Membership runs from mid April - mid April. Membership fees increase on February 15, 2018. Log in to view the current SAVMA membership rates.

Journal Orders

You must be a current SAVMA member in order to receive the student reduced rate of $40 per journal subscription. If you are already a SAVMA member for the 2017-2018 school year and wish to purchase a journal subscription, log back into the SAVMA dues site to pay for your journal choice, JAVMA and/or AJVR, through the SAVMA online dues system. This will ensure that you receive your journal subscription choice at the student reduced rate. Please note your journal subscription will be mailed within 4-8 weeks after your date of purchase due to processing and handling.