CALS ASEMS Program
CALS ASEMS provides the same program services as both TRiO ASEMS and ASEMS-T, but is aimed specifically at STEM majors in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, which includes Agricultural Technology Management and Education, Animal and Biomedical Industries, Animal Sciences, Biosystems Engineering, Biosystems Analytics & Technology, Environmental Sciences, Food Safety, Microbiology, Natural Resources, Nutrition and Food Systems, Nutritional Sciences, Plant Sciences, Sustainable Plant Systems, and Veterinary Science. Students follow a different timeline of services depending on whether they are entering as a freshmen or transferring from a community college.
In addition, students should also meet at least one of the following requirements:
- First generation college student (neither parent or guardian has completed a 4-year bachelor’s degree)
- Offered or awarded a Pell Grant
- From a group underrepresented in STEM
- Community college transfer student