Find Your Future in Food and Nutrition through Science

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

Find Your Future in Food and Nutrition through Science - October 4, 2019

Tentative schedule

8:15 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Check-in/resource fair featuring 20+ academic/student service units

8:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Welcome and admissions information session

9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Student panel

10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Majors and careers session

11 a.m. -11:45 a.m. Departmental tour

11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Lunch in the Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom

1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Hands-on workshop

2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Faculty/student panel

2:45 p.m. - 5 p.m. Wrap-up and optional ISU activities