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EARTH 133 - Geologic Field Seminar of the Colorado Plateau


Depart - Saturday, May 23, 2015, 8:30 a.m. (Luggage leaves the previous day.)
Return -  Saturday, June 6, 2015, late afternoon - early evening
Cost - $275 - Make checks payable to: SBCC. Please pay at the Cashier's Office in the Student Services building. Some scholarship assistance is available--see an instructor for details.
Last Day for Payment - Saturday, May 11. No refunds.
Transportation - SBCC vans (no private vehicles).
Food - Meals are prepared in our field kitchen by staff with student help.
Accommodations - Camping in National Monument and Park group sites.

Scholarship Information - There is a limited amount of scholarship money available to qualified students. Scholarships are based on need and merit. See your instructor if you wish to apply for aid. If you are applying for a scholarship, please  do not pay the $275 immediately as your scholarship award is deducted from your fee. All scholarship applications are due by Monday, May 4, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.

Pre-field Trip Organizational Meeting - There will be an organizational meeting for the trip on Saturday, May 9, from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. at Rocky Nook Park. If you are planning on participating on the trip, please set this date aside. If you absolutely cannot attend, contact Jeff Meyer or Jan Schultz as soon as possible.

Preparation of Student Presentations
May 13 - 22
The week before the field trip and after your finals will be devoted to the preparation of student presentations for the trip.  Instructors, preparation materials, and guidance will be available.  If you have unalterable plans and will be unavailable during this week, you must see one of the instructors.

For more information, click on the following topics:

Field Course Information Sheet


Equipment List

Itinerary 2015

Student Conduct Agreement

Pre-Trip Orientation

Scholarship Information and Application

List of Seminar Topics for Student Presentations



Contact Jeff Meyer or Jan Schultz or come by the EPS office in EBS 114!

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