Student Services

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has an extensive team to support your career in the making from application to graduation. Your college experience goes well beyond the classes you take. We’re in the business of helping you make connections.

Whether it’s meeting your academic advisor on your first campus visit or our career services team making an introduction to your first employer, all students need help at some point.

Meet the Team

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Your academic advisor is your go-to guide for your Iowa State experience. You’ll find that they are dedicated to helping you accomplish your goals. They start with your classes and then connect you with the experiences to make you successful.

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Academic Support

We’re confident that you have incredible opportunities waiting for you. But sometimes life happens. That’s why it’s important that you know that we are here for you when things don't go according to plan.

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Once you have successfully navigated the ups and downs of your academic career, our team will
celebrate next steps with you. We’ll help you with procedures for next steps including helping you to choose the graduation ceremony that best fits you.

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Career Services

Advice, support and resources to help pursue your career goals.


Events, activities, programs, opportunities and resources related to diversity and inclusion issues.

Honors Program

CALS honors program provides students of high academic ability the opportunity to extend their education and develop themselves both personally and professionally.


CALS students have access to over $3.5 million in scholarships with over 700 schloarship portfolios.

Start Something

Various programs offered allow you can develop your creativity, explore a business idea, launch a startup, learn new skills or connect with successful entrepreneurs.

Study Abroad

The CALS study abroad team will help you prepare for your international learning opportunity. From funding to marketing your experience to future employers, we've got your back!