CALS Advantage Day for high school seniors interested in animals

CALS Advantage Day for high school seniors interested in animals

Are you interested in learning about…. animal life, business and policy, plant life, human health, the environment, food systems, machinery and technology, or life science?

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) Student Ambassadors are pleased to invite students entering Iowa State in the fall of 2023 to attend a special visit in the fall of 2022.

Registration is currently closed.

You’ll have the chance to spend the morning learning generally about Iowa State University and speak to an academic advisor in a major you are interested in. Then, you’ll take a campus tour guided by current students, including a residence hall, and eat in a dining center. Next, you’ll get to ask questions of many of the services and resources available to students on campus.

You’ll end the day participating in an activity of your choosing based on your interests. Activities include a tour of an animal teaching farm, tour of a greenhouse, and learning about a microbiology laboratory. The full list of activities is on the registration form.

Registration will open fall 2022.


8:00 am – 8:45 am Check in for Experience Iowa State: Iowa State Memorial Union (Continental Breakfast will be provided)
8:00 am – 8:45 am University Resource Fair (concurrent to check-in)
9:00 am University Welcome and Student Panel
10:00 am Academic Information Session – Speak with an advisor specific to the major in which you are interested.
11:00 am Campus/Residence Hall Tour-
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Ambassadors take you around campus.
12:10 pm Lunch – Enjoy lunch with College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Ambassadors at Seasons Dining Center.
1:30 pm Round-table Session – Learn about different resources and opportunities on campus like:

Student Health and Wellness
Study Abroad
Career Services
Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative
Academic Success Center
Student Life

3:00 pm Facility Tours – Participate in an activity that reflects your interests and see how you can turn those interests into a career.

Contact the CALS Advantage Day Committee with questions.