Find your Future in Food and Nutrition through Science

October 28, 2022

This one-day program is designed for prospective students who are interested in exploring majors and career opportunities in culinary food science, diet and exercise, dietetics, food science, or nutritional science (including pre-health preparation and wellness options) and their family members. The visit day includes networking with food and nutrition professionals, faculty members, and current students. Students who are interested in this event are encouraged to attend with their parents.


Cost: There is no registration fee, and the event includes lunch and snacks.

Parking: Parking is available for a fee at the Memorial Union ramp on Lincoln Way.

Space is limited and online registration will be available until capacity has been reached. If you have questions about registering or being placed on a waiting list, contact

Registration for this event has closed or has reached capacity, however, we are excited to meet you! If you would like to be placed on a waitlist for this event or would like to discuss alternate visit opportunities, please contact: Sarah Miller,, 515-294-2321.

Tentative Schedule

8:30 a.m. – 9 a.m. 


9 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. 

Welcome & Chat with the Chair

9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. 

Faculty/Student panel

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 

Department Tour + Hands-on Activities 

12:30 p.m. – 1:10 p.m. 

Lunch with Current Students

1:15 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Ice Cream Social with Faculty

2:15 p.m. & 3:20 p.m.

Optional Campus Exploration

  • Campus Tour
  • Residence Hall Tour
  • Other Options Experiences

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Food Science and Human Nutrition

220 MacKay Hall
2302 Osborn Drive
Ames, Iowa 50011-1078