Bama Biology Bootcamp (B³) is a one-week intensive program for incoming Biological Sciences majors and other freshmen enrolled in  BSC114 or 118 for the Fall 2017 semester. Its purpose is to help first year college students make a successful transition from the expectations of high school to those of college, setting the stage for a great college experience. B³ participants will:

  • get a jump start on the BSC 114 and 118 course.
  • meet the Biological Sciences faculty and Department Chair, graduate students, undergraduates who have successfully completed their introductory biology courses, and university staff who are ready to help students.
  • develop learning strategies for their first biology course and beyond.
  • learn about the expectations for studying, learning and academic performance in college classes.


Key information

Dates: August 13th – 18th, 2017
Housing: Students will move into their assigned rooms for the semester at no additional costs.
Moving in time:  Bootcamp participants will be eligible for early move-in on August 10 or 11.
Voluntary activities: UA Arboretum visit and Rec Center Pool Party August 12.
Program fee: $350
Application deadline: Extended to 31st, 2017
Acceptance notifications: Mid-July
Payment deadline:  Extended to July 31st, 2017

Click here to apply for Bama Biology Bootcamp