CALS New Student Welcome

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August 19, 2022 (All day) to September 8, 2022 (All day)

Various Campus Locations
Tucson, AZ 85721
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Welcome to the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences (CALS) family! In CALS, we like to celebrate and recognize academic milestones - your first semester as a Wildcat is just that! New Student Welcome is designed to connect you with peers, resources, and help you create support networks. 

All new students are invited to attend all CALS New Student Welcome events: 

Destination AZ: Next Stop CALS
Friday, August 19 | 3 - 4:30 pm
Grand Ballroom, Student Union Memorial Center

  • Join the entire Fall 2022 incoming class for a welcome from Dean Burgess, need-to-know info to start the semester, and a fun activity to help us get to know you!
  • Even better, pick up your CALS swag bag with lots of goodies inside!

New Student Welcome Kickoff (following your Destination AZ: Next Stop CALS college meeting)
Friday, August 19 | 5 - 6:30pm
Forbes Building

  • Kickoff the academic year with food, fun, support resources, and get your CALS class t-shirt!
  • Even better? All students attending can enter to win two exclusive tickets to watch an upcoming football game in the CALS Skybox!

Students may bring up to 4 guests

CALS Class Crawl
Sunday, August 21 | 7 - 11am
Forbes Building, Lobby (come prepared to walk around campus!) 

  • Saguaro? McClelland Park? ENR2? Bring your class schedule and join CALS Ambassadors to map out where your courses are located on campus to prepare for the first week of classes! 
  • Free treats and snacks provided!

Learning Lab & Life Management Ice Cream Social
Wednesday, August 31 | 3 - 4:30pm
Forbes Building

  • Come learn about all of the resources available to you here in CALS.
  • Meet n' greet with the Learning Lab, Life Management Counseling, Career Center, and more! 

CALS Involvement Fair
Thursday, September 8 | 4 - 6pm
Environment & Natural Resources 2 (ENR2), Courtyard

  • What better way to start your college career than joining a club?
  • Drop-by to join CALS clubs and meet with major advisors & campus resources! 

All CALS New Student Welcome events are free of charge. All new students will be automatically RSVP'd for all events, check your email for updates! 


Leslie Grignon
Manager, Student Experience