Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


How do I schedule a room at Texas A&M Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS)?

Visit the Room Reservations Catalog.

Who should I call if a classroom is locked?

Contact the VMBS AT Lab at 979.845.1757.

Concessions & Other Sales

How do students get approval to sell items at the VMBS?

Recognized student organizations should complete Concessions Permit Forms on the Get Involved platform for public, on-campus sales and solicitation. Only student organization officers listed on the organization’s StuAct Online roster will be eligible to access the form.

For more information on accessing the Get Involved form, watch this brief tutorial video on the updated process provided by the Student Organization, Leadership & Development Office.

A Concessions Permit Form should be fully approved, with proof of approval submitted to vmbs-scheduling@tamu.eduat least one week before the proposed selling start date.  

For any questions concerning the application or review process, please contact or 979.458.4371.


What do I need to know about parking at the VMBS?

Lot 24 is open to all valid Texas A&M parking permits Monday–Thursday, 5 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day, and open to all guests Friday, 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following Monday. For more information regarding after-hours parking, please visit Texas A&M Transportation – Special Parking Regulations.

If your event falls outside of the open parking times, you can submit a special event or group parking request through Texas A&M Transportation’s Request Form. Please note that the VMBS does not take responsibility for any parking citations incurred during any event.

To reserve a numbered parking space in a lot at the VMBS, contact the Office of the Dean at 979.845.5051.

For any further information, please visit the Texas A&M Transportation Services Website.

Events with the Participation of Minors

What do I need to know about the participation of minors in events at the VMBS?

Texas A&M University is committed to providing a safe environment and meaningful experience for participants in youth activities on the campus and in our school. 
In order to interact with participating minors (individuals under the age of 18*), there are minimum legal requirements for compliance (see University Rule). If your event will involve minors, please note that further risk and compliance submissions will be needed.  Please see for the appropriate deadlines. For more information regarding compliance, submitting an event application, resources, training, incident reporting, and more please see
Please note: These interactions include minors participating in activities in laboratories, school/general tours, education days, open house-style events, festival events, class visits, youth as research subjects, classroom activities where speakers are heard, camps, etc. (See this chart for information.)
For additional questions and to notify the VMBS Youth Liaison that you have an event with minors, contact Dr. Elizabeth Crouch at ecrouch@tamu.eduTo initiate your paperwork, please meet with Cyn Olvera, Assistant Director of University Youth Programs. To schedule a meeting with Cyn, you may do so by accessing her calendar here: Schedule an appointment with Cyn Olvera.

*Students who are still in high school, yet over 18, still qualify as youth.

Other FAQs

How do I schedule audiovisual (AV) support for my class or event?

Contact the VMBS AV team at

What if I have a problem after normal operating hours?

Contact the VMBS AT Lab at 979.845.1757.

How do I arrange for custodial support?

Visit the Building Guidelines page.

Are personal animals allowed in the other VMBS buildings beyond the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital?

Texas A&M University Service Animal Information
Service Animal FAQs
Texas A&M University Standard Administrative Procedure 08.01.02.M0.02 – Service Animals, Emotional Support Animals, and Other Animals on Campus

State of Texas Assistance Animal Information
Human resources statutes of the state of Texas section 121.003 (I) states:

An assistance animal in training shall not be denied admittance to any public facility when accompanied by an approved trainer who is an agent of an organization generally recognized by agencies involved in the rehabilitation of persons who are disabled as reputable and competent to provide training for assistance animals, and/or their handlers.