Graduate Resources


Here is a list of resources that may help you gather more information as you consider applying to the University of Florida

You will need to complete these departmental forms at different stages during your graduate program:

Student Clubs

Obtain a wealth of experience in your field and meet students with similar career goals by joining one of our department’s student clubs. Both undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to get involved in student organizations.

Agricultural Education and Communication 
Graduate Student Association

The Agricultural Education and Communication Graduate Student Association (AECGSA) is the department organization for graduate students. They are actively involved in community service projects and frequently host socials for the department. If you are interested in joining AECGSA, please contact Dr. Laura Warner.

Agricultural Communicators and Leaders 
of Tomorrow

In 1970, the National Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow was established. The UF Agricultural Communicators and Leaders of Tomorrow (ACLT) is one of over 20 chapters representing the National ACT across the U.S. The faculty sponsors for this organization are Dr. Ricky Telg and Dr. Lisa Lundy.

Alpha Tau Alpha

Alpha Tau Alpha is a national honor society for students in the Department of Agricultural Education and Communication. Undergraduate students meeting a 3.0 GPA and graduate students meeting a 3.5 GPA are nominated for induction into ATA every April. For more information on ATA, please contact Dr. Ed Osborne.

Collegiate FFA

UF Collegiate FFA is an organization affiliated with the National FFA Organization. Our goal is to develop students into young professionals by involving them in activities and programs that will enhance their ability to communicate and lead groups of people on a daily basis. CFFA participates in many campus wide events and are very active within the AEC Department. It is a great way to get to know individuals who are interested and involved in the Ag industry! Dr. Andrew Thoron serves as the faculty sponsor for this group. Check out our department’s Collegiate FFA group on Facebook!

Find out more

To find out more about graduate resources, contact us below.