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FAQs

Below are some commonly asked questions. If you don't find the answer to your question, click the Contact Us link on the left and send us an email.

How do I apply for Biology Bootcamp?

You can apply for bootcamp when you get onto campus for your orientation program. You will be provided a link to register at that time.

Is there financial aid for Biology Bootcamp?

Yes, need-based scholarships are available. See the online application to apply.

I'm not a Biology major, can I still apply?

Yes! As long as you are a freshman enrolled in BISC160, you can participate in Bootcamp!

I'm in the Honors College or in the Provost scholars and they expect me to be at an event during Bootcamp. Can I still participate?

Yes! We try to organize our schedule so that you don't have to miss out on either opportunity. Keep in mind that we are often flexible for these events during the semester.

Will I need to purchase more biology books next year?

Biology Bootcamp participants receive the textbook and 1-year access to the on-line resources as part of the Bootcamp costs. These will be used in the Fall BISC160 course and the Spring BISC162 course. However, you will need to purchase the laboratory manuals for the co-requisite courses BISC161 (fall) and BISC162 (spring).