College of Life Sciences & Agriculture Session


Academic Visit Options

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Explore What's Inside.

These info sessions are for students interested in life science-fields, such as animal studies, environmental, biological, marine, etc. View a complete list of majors. Join us for four ways to learn more:

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Smith Hall, 3 Garrison Avenue, Durham, NH 03824
(603) 862-1360

Equine Studies Information Sessions and Facility Tours

A 90-minute information session and facilities tour for prospective students interested in pursuing a career in the equine industry or learning about other opportunities the equine program offers, including riding classes, the equestrian teams, and the equine studies minor. Faculty members provide a general overview about the majors, curriculum, riding teams and the therapeutic riding program. Additionally, to learn more about Equine Studies, please feel free to watch the following information sessions:

Equine Information Session 

Equine Facility Tour 

Marine Based Facility Tours

Join us for a facility tour for prospective students interested in majors in Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. Learn about majors such as earth sciences, oceanography, ocean engineering, and marine, freshwater, and estuarine biology while touring facilities unique to each program. Highlights of the programs will be shared as you see glimpses of the facilities. Space is limited and registration is required. All facility tours will begin promptly at 12:00 p.m. in James Hall room 254. Please check back at a later date for additional visit options.

Dates and times to be announced

Pre-Veterinary Information Sessions

A one-hour information session for prospective students interested in pursuing a career in veterinary medicine. Faculty members provide an overview of the pre-veterinary program and will discuss majors, curriculum, and will answer any questions you might have. All Pre-Veterinary Information Sessions will be held in Smith Hall.

Dates and times to be announced

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Sessions and Tours

Join us for an information session and greenhouse tour for prospective students who are interested in the Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems major. A SAFS faculty member will meet with you for a 45 minute discussion followed by a brief tour of our greenhouse facility. Maps will be provided for those interested in visiting other research farms or facilities. During the information session, faculty members will provide you with a general overview about the majors (BS and BA), curriculum, and career opportunities. Please see the sustainable agriculture and food systems program website for more information. Please check back at a later date for additional visit options.

Dates and times to be announced


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    Dan Birnstihl
    Fit for the Farm

    Veteran Dan Birnstihl '18 spent a lot of time in the UNH greenhouses as a student, and it seems he just couldn't get enough. Now he's got his hands in the soil again as a bona fide player in New Hampshire's farm-to-table movement.

    —Dan Birnstihl, '18

    Watch Dan's story

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    Lucy Spence
    Start Here, Go Anywhere

    Following graduation, Lucy Spence '18 will be heading to Nicaragua to work with children and adults as an environmental educator for the Peace Corps.

    —Lucy Spence, '18

    Learn more about Lucy

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