The University of Nebraska—Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture offers a unique campus setting. Nestled in the canyons of south west Nebraska the campus is a State Arboretum and Tree City USA. You may enjoy your walk to class in a park like setting, picnic tables are frequently occupied by students studying, eating or just enjoying the beautiful surroundings.
Students will enjoy many activities on campus throughout the year. NCTA students can choose to participate in Varsity Sports, Rodeo Team, Equestrian Team, Judging Team, Ranch Horse Team and several clubs and originations, including Collegiate FFA and 4-H. NCTA has a climate controlled arena that the students are welcome to use with their own horses. (Equine Safety class required). Horse boarding is also available within walking distance of the campus.
The community of Curtis, local churches and host families gather for a fun filled orientation weekend introducing themselves to the new freshman and telling them about their services. Three large fishing and boating lakes are located approximately 45 minutes from the campus. The beautiful nine hole Arrowhead Meadows golf course is considered one of the best nine hole tracks in Nebraska and is available to students at a reduced membership fee. A catch and release trout pond is on the course as well. Local trap shooting and roping clubs invite NCTA students to participate in their events throughout the year.
Picnics, movie nights, dances and intramural sports are all part of campus life at NCTA. The campus hosts many events, including horse and cattle dog training sessions by nationally know instructors and several rodeo events.
Please let NCTA know if you would like more events or activities on campus we are always welcome to new ideas. Please call or email if you have questions about NCTA or campus/community life.