Life Sciences & Agriculture Academic Visit Options

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Visit us at the College of Life Sciences & Agriculture.

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

 

All attendees are encouraged to sign up for a campus tour, conveniently offered directly before and/or after the academic info sessions.

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

Academic Information Sessions

A 45-minute presentation facilitated by an admissions counselor, providing a general overview about the majors, departments, faculty and student experiences within the college. Sessions take place at the admissions office in Smith Hall.

Dates and times to be announced


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, horse boarding, riding teams and the therapeutic riding program. An equine faculty member will meet you at the Light Horse Classroom next to the main horse barn. All sessions begin at 12:30 p.m. Please select a date below to register:

You are welcome to visit the equine facilities either before or after your information session. They are located at the edge of campus and are open to visitors from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Pre-veterinary Information Sessions and Tours

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. A clinical faculty member will meet you at the admissions office in Smith Hall. All sessions begin at 10 a.m. Please select a date below to register:

You are welcome to visit the barns either before or after your information session. The barns are open daily 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


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 you in Kendall Hall room 106 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. All sessions take place from 4:10 - 5:30pm.  Please select a date below to register:

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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


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    Lucy Spence
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    —Lucy Spence, '18


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