Our programs ...

emphasize life sciences, agriculture and food systems, environmental protection, and the preservation of healthy rural communities.

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We are animals and health...

The mission of the Department of Animal and Veterinary Sciences is to provide a high quality, broad-based education emphasizing domestic animals and their interactions with humans.

We are sustainable communities...

The Department of Community Development and Applied Economics supports sustainable local and international community development through interdisciplinary research, education, and outreach that serves the public interest.

We are health and medicine...

Undergraduates in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics receive instruction in state-of-the-art laboratories. If you are interested in attending medical or graduate school, then majoring in MICR or MMG may be appropriate.

We are food and nutrition...

Nutrition and food are central to many current social issues. With a solid grounding in basic science, food science and nutrition and their cultural contexts, the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences aims to make a real difference in the world.

We are plants...

In the Department of Plant Biology, student research includes ecology, evolution, cell and molecular biology and physiology. Study opportunities include student research projects at the Proctor Maple Research Center and at the Pringle Herbarium.

We are the landscape...

The Department of Plant and Soil Science aims to expand, integrate, and extend the knowledge of plant/soil ecosystems in the production of plants, the creation of a living landscape and the sustenance of environmental quality.

We are the frontiers of science and the environment...

CALS is home to 4 interdisciplinary and cross-college programs: Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies.

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is both personal and decidedly different.

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) is a small college embedded in a Public Ivy.  From our university’s highly ranked programs to our stellar teaching and research in the sciences, CALS offers a breadth of programs that create opportunities for the future. Our faculty, staff and students are passionate, engaged and approachable. Through our innovative curriculum, hands on learning opportunities and high quality advising, students help produce a better world, with sustainable goals in mind.  Come learn why we are proud to call CALS and UVM home. Join us!

Student Opportunities for Hands On Experience:
CREAM Program
Milking cows is just the beginning...

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UVM Alumni Weekend September 23-25, 2016

24th Annual CALS Alumni & Friends Dinner Saturday May 13, 2017

UVM & CALS Commencement Ceremonies Sunday May 21, 2017

Contact Us

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
146 University Place
Morrill Hall Room 106
(802) 656-0321

For Student Services:
(802) 656-2980