College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Institute of Applied Agriculture

Ag Forward New Student Orientation

Institute of Applied Agriculture New Student Orientation
Tuesday, Jun. 20, 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Jull Hall, Room 1123
Institute of Applied Agriculture
Jull Hall, Room 1123
4196 Stadium Drive
College Park, MD 20742
United States
Glori Hyman, Director, Institute of Applied Agriculture

All Agriculture Forward (Ag Forward) IAA students are required to attend and participate in New Student Orientation. Participants are required to remain for the entirety of the Orientation.

To prepare for your visit ahead of time, download an IAA Orientation Checklist. New Ag Forward students must complete the Immunization Record Form AND Math Placement Test prior to Orientation. If these are not completed prior to orientation, then the student will not be able to register for classes.

Students must bring a valid photo ID to Orientation.

Please send final official high school transcript documenting graduation to the IAA Office prior to Orientation:

2123 Jull Hall
4196 Stadium Dr.
College Park, MD 20742

All IAA Orientations are held in Jull Hall (Building 227 on the UMD campus map). Please refer to our Visitor Information page to plan your trip to campus. Remember to utilize the provided PayStations to pay for parking and avoid a ticket.

Parents' session:

Parents are welcome to join us for a brief information session from 9:00 - 9:45 a.m., after which they are free to explore the campus or visit College Park. New Student Orientation will conclude at 4:00 p.m.

Orientation cost:

The cost for Orientation is $100. This fee covers all costs associated with the program including meals, staffing, materials, and logistics. The charge is a per-person fee for students. Click here to pay online.

If paying by check, please make checks payable to the University of Maryland and mail at least two weeks prior to your orientation date to the following address:

Institute of Applied Agriculture
University of Maryland, College Park
Jull Hall, Room 2123
4196 Stadium Drive
College Park, MD 20742

Be sure to include your sweatshirt size with your Orientation fee payment.

Helpful materials and additional information:

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