RFS

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Semester Programs

The Raystown Field Station provides education opportunities for undergraduates through regular campus-linked and summer session courses. The Station also provides continuing education opportunities for teachers and other interested participants through our outreach summer workshop series. For more information, follow the links to the specific semesters.

 

Fall Environmental Science Semester


  • Offered in partnership with Saint Francis University.
  • The fall semester focuses on field ecology and environmental with the curricular theme alternating between aquatic ecosystems and forest ecosystems on a yearly basis.
  • Students conduct group field research projects that are centered on the semester theme.
  • All students participating in this semester receive an IC wavier on their Juniata transcript.
  • Students are expected to take the entire suite of courses offered unless previous arrangements are made with the RFS program director.

 

Spring Environmental Science Semester


  • Offered in partnership with Saint Francis University.
  • The spring semester focuses on organismal ecology with the curricular theme alternating between aquatic systems and wildlife on a yearly basis. 
  • Students conduct group field research projects that are centered on the semester theme.
  • All students participating in this semester receive an IC wavier on their Juniata transcript.  
  • Students are expected to take the entire suite of courses offered unless previous arrangements are made with the RFS program director.

 

Summer Wildlife Semester


  • 2015 Semester
    June 8 - July 3

    Prices
    Tuition  = $1490 per class
    *Food service - $95 per week
    *Housing - $70 per week
  • *Prices subject to change
  • Traditionally offered during the month of June.
  • Focuses on providing students with specialized zoology courses targeted to meet certain requirements for students seeking certification as an associate wildlife biologist from the Wildlife Society.
  • Students may opt to take one or both courses.
  • Housing is optional at field station.
  • Occasionally, additional field ecology courses are offered as well.
  • Registration for the summer semester occurs the normal spring registration period in March.
  • There is not a formal application process.

 

Summer Archeology Program


  • Housing is optional at field station.
  • Currently, food service is not available for these programs.
  • Registration for the summer semester occurs the normal spring registration period in March.
  • There is not a formal application process.

Information for non Juniata Students

Non-Juniata students are welcome to enroll in Field Station courses. Please contact the Field Station office at rfs@juniata.edu for details. To register for Juniata classes, use the visiting non-degree registration form. This can be found at the bottom of the student forms page.

Visiting Non-Degree Registration