CALS Advantage Day for high school seniors

CALS Advantage Day for high school seniors

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 high school students entering Iowa State in the fall of 2024 to attend a special visit fall 2023.

Registration is passed for this year.

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 learn about a college resource of your choice or attend an additional academic information session.

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 has closed.


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.
1:10 pm Resource Session – Learn about different college-specific resources or learn about a different major:

Study Abroad
Career Services
Start Something – College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Undergraduate Research

2:15 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.