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Idaho State University
Students hiking up to the mountains

Field Methods for Environmental Sciences Information and Admission

GEOL 4451/5551 - 3 credits

Course Dates:

Application Deadline: 

Location: Gibson Jack Creek and ISU campus in Pocatello, Idaho

Pricing: $1444/$1678 for undergrad/grads (~$50 processing for international students, no out-of-state fees)


This is a multi-step process that you can begin immediately.

Apply for admission to the university. (Undergraduate INSTRUCTIONS) (Graduate INSTRUCTIONS)

Two days after you complete your application, contact the ISU Help Desk (208-282-4357)

    • Give them your admission Login ID and PIN
    • Verbally request your Bengal ID number and email address.
    • Send Dr. Crosby your Bengal ID# and he will remove a registration block and tell you to register.

Register for the course using the online Bengal Web. (INSTRUCTIONS)

Pay your tuition and student fees. (INSTRUCTIONS)


Transcripts and Credits

Summer transcripts will be posted by mid August. You are responsible for requesting your copy from  You will need to remember your Bengal ID number.  If your school requires your grade prior to mid-August, your registrar's office needs to call our registrar's office once camp is over.  i.e. The registrar at the school that needs a grade early must call ISU’s registrar, Laura McKenzie at 208-282-2979. That registrar must be a member of AACRAO, the professional organization for registrars.

Medical Forms

We will do a fair amount of hiking, some of it off trail. Be prepared for daily physical exertion. It is especially important for students with allergies to bee stings, vegetation and dietary requirements to fill out the Medical History and the Liability Waiver forms and e-mail both to You must bring your own epi-pen(s), sunscreen (SPF 30 or higher), prescriptions, allergy and personal medication.