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Spend a Day at State

Want to learn more about the 4-year and 2-year programs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences? Come spend a day with us.

Check out our in-person and virtual options.

4-Year Programs

Registration for our spring 2022 Spend a Day at State for high school juniors, seniors and transfer students will open in mid-January.

Our 4-year program includes:

  • CALS overview session (get to know our college and the perks of being a CALS student)
  • Major chats (conversation with a departmental representative in your major of interest)
  • Pack chats (conversation with a current student in your major of interest) 
  • Class observation – see what it’s like to be in a CALS class
  • Apply to CALS information – an overview of the NC State admissions process and guidance for CALS applicants

Learn more about our 4-year programs through the current visitation options.

Learn More

Experience NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Read our CALS majors guide on all the programs we offer students.

2-Year Programs

Spend a Day with the Agricultural Institute

Are you interested in learning more about the Agricultural Institute (AGI), the 2-year Associate of Applied Science degree program at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences? Spend a day with us and learn more about what AGI has to offer you. Your visit will include:

  • A meeting with the AGI Director
  • An appointment with an advisor in your area of interest
  • Attending an AGI class
  • Lunch with a current student

To learn more, visit the Agricultural Institute website or email Kayla B. Howell.

Learn more about our programs at the NC State’s Agricultural Institute.

Interested in applying to a CALS major?

Tell us about yourself. Complete the NC State University interest form, and we’ll share current information about NC State and CALS including details about the application and admissions process, and events and programs.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. We strongly encourage parents/guardians to attend all in-person or virtual sessions with their students.

Contact us at with your request, and we will be happy to provide a note.

You can attend an on-campus tour led by an NC State Student Ambassador. Guided campus tours will be offered Monday through Friday starting at Talley Student Union. You can expect to walk around the main campus for approximately one hour. Learn more at

It Takes a Wolfpack

Visit the Protect the Pack website to stay updated on NC State’s response to COVID-19. 

steel wolf on campus with mask on.
One of the copper wolves at Wolf Plaza wears a protective face mask during the COVID19 (COVID 19) pandemic. Photo by Becky Kirkland.