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Agricultural Sciences

Agricultural Sciences

Students with a major in the School of Agricultural Sciences are invited to consider the Agricultural Sciences Living and Academic Learning Community. This community will focus on early student engagement with faculty as well as offer experiential learning opportunities. Discover more about the agriculture field including career possibilities, internship opportunities and more.

Tower Suites

Agricultural Sciences
community located in Tower Suites

Benefits of residing in the academic community include:

Enjoy organized activities and presentations centered on academic-based topics

Connect with first-year freshmen with the same academic interest

Experience increased interaction with academic support services and faculty to improve academic success

Discover social interactions with academic-based student organizations to help develop a sense of belonging


How to apply

Apply to a community

Complete and submit the Apply for Housing form


Apply for a Fall 2018 community by completing your housing application in CatPAWS and submitting the $50 prepayment. As you begin the housing application, select the Living and Academic Learning Community application. Please contact the Office of Residential Life for questions related to the housing application. For questions on the LALC initiative, please contact the Student Success Center at 660.562.1726.


Community Details


Who Lives in the Community?

The following majors from the School of Agricultural Sciences can live in the Agricultural Sciences Living and Academic Learning Community:

  • Agricultural business
  • Agricultural education
  • Agricultural science
  • Agronomy
  • Animal science
  • Animal science (pre-vet)
  • Horticulture

Residence Hall

The Agricultural Sciences Living and Academic Learning Community is located on the first and second floors of Tower Suites West.

Tower Suites West offers two-person and four-person living arrangements, which include a private bathroom, main living space and bedrooms. Each floor features a kitchenette, laundry room, lounge and other amenities.


Meet the Academic Coordinators


Rod Barr

Rod Barr

School Director and Senior Instructor

Phone: 660.562.1620
Email: rbarr@nwmissouri.edu