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College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Campus Visits: NaviGATORing CALS

Thank you for your interest in our NaviGATORing CALS campus experience. Fall 2020 tours will be held virtually based on the major of interest.

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NaviGATORing UF/IFAS CALS gives high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to experience what it's like to be a student at the University of Florida in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Students will be given the opportunity to learn more about the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and the UF admissions process (both freshman and transfer), sit in on classes, learn about our numerous campus organizations and activities, and explore the unique majors, minors, and professional development opportunities in CALS virtually.

Dates and Selected CALS Majors

  1. Thursday, October 8, 2020
    • Environmental Management in Agriculture and Natural Resources
    • Environmental Science
    • Forest Resources and Conservation
    • Geomatics
    • Marine Sciences
    • Natural Resource Conservation
    • Wildlife Ecology and Conservation
  2. Thursday, October 22, 2020
    • Botany
    • Family, Youth and Community Sciences
    • Dietetics 
    • Food Science
    • Nutritional Sciences
    • Microbiology and Cell Science
  3. Thursday, October 29, 2020
    • Agricultural Education and Communication
    • Agricultural Operations Management 
    • Animal Sciences
    • Biological Engineering
    • Entomology and Nematology
    • Food and Resource Economics
    • Horticultural Science
    • Plant Science
    • Soil and Water Sciences

For additional questions, contact Dr. Charlotte Emerson at cemer@ufl.edu.

Sample Agenda

Time Event Venue
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Welcome and Introduce Participants Common Zoom Room
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. 

CALS Ambassadors “Best Piece of Advice” and Q & A

Common Zoom Room
9:35 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.

Class with an Ambassador

Class Specific Zoom
10:25 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. BREAK  
10:45 a.m. - 11:45 p.m. Pathways to UF (Admissions) Common Zoom Room 
11:45 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch BREAK  
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. CALS Advisor Panel Common Zoom Room
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Departmental Advising Common/Breakout Zoom Rooms
3:00- 3:10 p.m. BREAK  
3:10-3:30 p.m. Final Session and Q & A Common Zoom Room

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