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Get Involved

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is the nation’s leading college of its kind. At CALS, building and maintaining partnerships is central to strengthening its teaching, research, and public service programs. There are a number of ways for alumni, parents, friends, corporations, and foundations to be involved with CALS and ensure the continued excellence, relevance, and impact of the College’s work:

  • CALS relies on private gifts from individuals, including alumni, to provide critical support for its world-class programs and activities.
  • For more than a century, corporations and foundations have benefitted from strong business partnerships with CALS. From small farms to Fortune 500 companies, CALS is interested in fostering mutually beneficial partnerships through which it can apply research to serve industry and the public good.
  • CALS attracts some of the best and brightest students in the nation to its over 20 undergraduate and 33 graduate fields of study. Through the Employer Portal, CALS assists employers in developing strategies for connecting with the college’s pool of talented students, faculty, staff, and alumni.