TRU Science

How to Apply to Veterinary Technology

Applicants must submit a completed application form and required documentation by the stated deadlines below. Courses required for admission may be in progress at the time of application and indicated on an official high school or post-secondary transcript. Successful completion of all courses-in-progress, with the required grade, must be demonstrated through an updated final transcript in order to secure an offered seat in the program.

Both the campus-based and distance Veterinary Technology programs have a 2-step application process. All students must complete step 1 and step 2 in order to be considered for admission.


Veterinary Technology On-Site Diploma

Application Period:
Oct 1st ~ Feb 1st of each year

Step 1: Apply online
Create a profile or sign in.

Under Program Selection - Program Choice, select the Fall term to start your program.

Under Program Level, choose Diploma, and select Veterinary Technology.

Complete the application form and submit.

Complete all required sections and submit documents by email, mail or in person (see contact information below).


Veterinary Technology OL Diploma

Application Period:
Apr 1st ~ Sept 30th of each year

Step 1: Applications are open! VTEC OL

Step 2: Submit to 

  • CAF Package
    • CM Signature Form
    • 3 Signed Forms
    • Immunization Record (Provincial)
    • Rabies Vaccine Record (3 doses)
    • Questionnaire Answers (typed in full)

Step 3: Submit to

  • Official Transcripts
  • Proof of Canadian Citizenship
  • 3 References
  • Language Proficiency - if applicable

All required courses and admission documents must be completed and submitted by the application deadline, Sept 30th.

Submit all On-Site application documents in Step 2 to:
Submit all OL application documents in Step 3 to:

Mailing Address:
Thompson Rivers University
Enrolment Services Office
805 TRU Way Kamloops, BC V2C 0C8