Campus Tour

Take a tour of campus with CALS Ambassadors as your guides to give you the inside scoop about the amazing places students learn.

Undergraduate Research - Animal Science Lab

Learn about contributions to a research project from an undergraduate researcher working in a lab in the Department of Animal Science.

Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center

The Jeff and Deb Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center is a multi-faceted space used to help support Iowa State University’s mission of creating, sharing, and applying knowledge to make Iowa and the world a better place.

Natural Resource Ecology and Management

In this tour you will spend time learning about the animal ecology and forestry majors and tour the building in which these majors reside. Students with these majors apply the basic principles of animal biology, ecology and management.

Food Science Lab

Tour a food science lab and learn how students use science to make food safe.

Sheep Teaching Farm

Your tour of the Sheep Teaching Farm will provide a walk-through of the farm to discuss its importance at Iowa State University.

BioRenewables Complex

Your tour will be given of Sukup and Elings Hall – the home to the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (ABE). ABE has been a leader in providing engineering solutions to agricultural problems in the United States and the world. These buildings showcase famous labs, including the tractor engine lab and hydraulics lab, and many spaces for hands-on classes. Through this tour you will learn more about our hands-on majors in Agricultural Engineering, Biological Systems Engineering, Agricultural Systems Technology, and Industrial Technology.

Agriculture 450 Farm

The AgEdS 450 Farm is the only student managed farm at a land grant university in the United States. The AgEdS 450 Farm allows students to be involved in everyday management decisions and practices of a typical central Iowa farm. This is a capstone course for students majoring in agricultural studies. On this tour, you will see the diversified farm and learn how to become involved.

Swine Teaching Farm

Your tour will include an overview of the Swine Teaching Farm and the role the farm plays in undergraduate classes, labs, and extracurricular experiences.

ISU Meat Lab

The Iowa State University Meats Laboratory is a federally inspected facility with the capability for harvesting and complete processing of meat animals and poultry. Your tour of the lab will include all aspects of harvest, fabrication, storage, and further processing of meat products.