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    Application for Wilderness Field Station 2021

    Welcome to the application for the Wilderness Field Station! We look forward to seeing you at the station.

    All questions must be answered to the best of your ability before your application is considered complete - you will need to complete the form all at once, so check over the list of required materials below before you get started.

    Required materials for this form: personal information, including your social security number; academic information, including your class and GPA; emergency contact information; and contact information for two references. You will also have to write a few paragraphs about your interest in the WFS and your prior experience with camping and being outdoors.

    You will need to complete the following additional requirements within two weeks for your application to be considered. You may have these forms submitted before your application as well:

    1. Dean of Student Signature Form: Direct your Dean of Students or similar college official to this signature page and have them complete and submit the form. This will constitute their signature and support of your application.

    2. Academic Advisor Recommendation: Direct your academic advisor to this form and have them complete and submit the form. 

    3. College Transcript: submit a copy of your transcript from your Registrar to fieldstation@coe.edu. This may be an unofficial transcript.
    *Required
    Personal Information
    Birthdate*
    Birthdate*
    Student home mailing address*
    Student home mailing address*
    Academic standing when program begins
    Academic standing when program begins
    Emergency contact address (if different than your home address)
    Emergency contact address (if different than your home address)
    Academic Background
    For those courses with prerequisites, names Aquatic Ecology, Boreal Mammalogy and Animal Behavior, did you pass the prerequisite course with a C or better? If not, please send an explanation of why you think you would be a good candidate for this course despite your grade to fieldstation@coe.edu. If you have not met the prerequisite but are interested in one of these courses, send your explanation to fieldstation@coe.edu. The selection committee reserves the right to make a final decision based on the applicant's academic record and application materials.*
    For those courses with prerequisites, names Aquatic Ecology, Boreal Mammalogy and Animal Behavior, did you pass the prerequisite course with a C or better? If not, please send an explanation of why you think you would be a good candidate for this course despite your grade to fieldstation@coe.edu. If you have not met the prerequisite but are interested in one of these courses, send your explanation to fieldstation@coe.edu. The selection committee reserves the right to make a final decision based on the applicant's academic record and application materials.*
    Wilderness Experience
    What size T-shirt do you prefer?
    What size T-shirt do you prefer?
    Course Choices
    Let us know when you can and want to attend, and then rank all the courses in which you are interested for either or both of the following sessions, depending on your availability. If you are interested in two courses equally, give them the same rank. If you are not interested in a course do not rank it.
    I can attend:*
    I can attend:*
    Session 1: June 12-July 10
    Session 2: July 17-August 14
    Where did you hear about the Coe College Wilderness Field Station?
    Where did you hear about the Coe College Wilderness Field Station?
    Reference 1
    (name & info only, no letter required from this individual)
    Reference 2
    (name & info only, no letter required from this individual)