Forestry “Tree House” learning community
“Tree House” is a community of approximately 30 freshmen majoring in forestry.
The learning community is designed to build a community of future foresters
dedicated to sharing common academic and extra-curricular interests.
Seats in certain
high-demand classes will be reserved for Forestry “Tree House” learning
community residents. Your adviser will help you enroll in these courses, which
you will attend with other members of your learning community. Visit priority enrollment to find out more about enrollment and
advising. Seats will be reserved in:
FOR 101 – Forestry Introduction
Introduces students to the subject areas and career opportunities in
forestry. Students will get exposure to the sub-disciplines of forestry through
our Forestry Certificates, as well as meet other faculty, and get their first
look at our 50,000 acre Centennial Forest during several field trips.
ENG 105 – Critical Reading and Writing in the University Community
Covers the writing skills needed for completing university coursework.
Past activities and events
learning community residents work with residence hall staff to plan exciting
and meaningful activities. Past events held in the Forestry “Tree House”
Forestry centennial campout
This weekend camping trip will serve to orient and welcome you to the
School of Forestry, while giving you the opportunity to meet faculty, staff,
and fellow students. Come join us as we:
you to your beautiful school forest
- hang out around a campfire
- hit the trails together
Connect with other learning community residents as you build teamwork
and leadership skills high above the ground.
Professional forester visits
Discuss career paths, share stories, and develop goals with
professional foresters from throughout the country.
Let your professors wait on you. Grab a plate and join professors from
the School of Forestry for this information dinner together.