Visiting PVM

The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine (PVM) is housed in Lynn Hall, which contains the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, classrooms, the Veterinary Medical Library, and offices. Unless attending a public event, visitors must have a prior appointment.

Student-led tours are offered throughout the year for prospective students as well as interested groups and individuals. The Veterinary Teaching Hospital is an active, working hospital where patients are undergoing surgical and medical treatment and procedures. Therefore, tours are observational only. Tours do not routinely involve seeing or interacting with animals.

Map & Directions to Purdue Veterinary Medicine - Lynn Hall

625 Harrison St. West Lafayette, IN

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Requesting a Tour

  • Tour requests must be made via the online form and should be assumed scheduled only upon receipt of an email confirmation
  • Tours are offered fall, spring and summer semesters
  • Tour requests must be scheduled 5 business days in advance
  • Tours are not available on University holidays, exam periods, or during academic breaks (Academic Calendar
  • Submission of a tour request does not guarantee tour availability

Tour Availability

Prospective Veterinary Nursing Students

The Veterinary Nursing program has tours available Monday - Friday. Times will vary. Once you sign up for a tour, the Veterinary Nursing office will notify you of the time of your tour. While we will do our best to accommodate all request, please remember submission of a request does not guarantee a tour. 

Prospective DVM Students

Tours are available based on student availability. Preferred tour days for the DVM program are Wednesday and Fridays at 3:00 p.m. While we will do our best to accommodate all request, please remember submission of a request does not guarantee a tour. 


  • For biosecurity reasons, visitors who have traveled internationally within the past 5 days and visitors who are ill will not be allowed on the tour. Please review the PVM Biosecurity Precautions to be followed by students, faculty, staff and visitors
  • To preserve confidentiality, photos/videos are not permitted on the tour
  • Hospital tours are not available for minors 14 years of age and younger

Public Events

Each year, the College hosts an Open House on Spring Fest weekend, when members of the public can receive tours and enjoy various exhibits, demonstrations and displays. This event is free and open to the public of all ages.

Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, 625 Harrison Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907, (765) 494-7607

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