Undergraduate admissions are processed through the University Office of Admissions and Records, and the College of ACES Academic Programs Office makes the admission decisions. To select NRES as the department to which you are applying, make sure you have selected Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, which is in the College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences (ACES).Apply through the Admissions Office
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Transferring to NRES from Another Major
The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences welcomes current Illinois students in other majors and colleges to apply to be an NRES major. Generally, approximately half of the students who graduate with the NRES B.S. started at the University of Illinois in another major. So if you are thinking of changing your major, consider NRES. We are happy to accept transfers.
The process of changing your major at Illinois is called "ICTing" (either Inter-College or Intra-College Transferring). There are several factors to keep in mind when you are thinking about changing your major:
To learn more about the possibility of becoming an NRES major or to begin the ICT process, make an appointment to meet with:NRES Advising Coordinator
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