Get support > We have several scholarships available to help students — both UMN and non-UMN — cover the cost of these courses. More information will be posted in late January. Email IBSL@umn.edu with questions in the meantime.
Faces of field biology > Students who head north come from a wide range of backgrounds. Hear about their experiences.
- UMN graduate students — enroll in spring 2022 — Registration opens Nov 9, 2021
- UMN undergraduate students — enroll in May/summer 2022 — Registration opens Feb 24, 2022
- non-UMN students — enroll in May/summer 2022 — Registration opens March 2, 2022
2022 May/Summer Field Courses
Summer Job Opportunity
Are you a University of Minnesota (any campus) undergraduate student not graduating in spring 2022? Would you enjoy living and working at Itasca for the summer (mid-May – mid-August)? Position duties are diverse and support our educational and research activities. Please note that work hours from mid-May to mid-June can be modified to enable interested applicants to take up to one Field Biology course. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Learn more.
To apply send a cover letter and resume to Dr. Lesley Knoll, Itasca Associate Director at firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions or want more information? Email Dr. Knoll.
As a University of Minnesota field station, we follow all University COVID-19 policies as it relates to housing, dining and classrooms. All University of Minnesota students enrolled online or in person (including all undergraduate, graduate, professional, and Post Secondary Enrollment Option) were asked to complete this Student COVID-19 Immunization Vaccination Form by Oct. 8, 2021. We anticipate formal guidance for the summer 2022 courses to come in the spring of 2022.
IBSL staff will continue to be in close contact with Collegiate and University leadership to ensure the safety of students and faculty during field courses. If you have any specific questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to email IBSL@umn.edu.