Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

How many classes can I take?
While you can only take one class per session, you are allowed to take a class during every session. With 4 credits covered in 3 weeks, it is not feasible to take more than one class per session.

Do you offer scholarships?
Yes, we have a room and board scholarship that covers the cost of living and dining at the Cedar Point campus for one session. See our Financial Aid page for more details.

Do I have to be a University of Nebraska-Lincoln Student to Attend CPBS?
Students who are not currently enrolled at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are always welcome to take courses at Cedar Point Biological Station. If you have not completed an undergraduate degree; you must fill out the visiting student application for admission in addition to your Cedar Point application. For undergraduates enrolled at one of the other University of Nebraska (UNK, UNO, or UNMC) units, you will can apply through inter-campus enrollment. If you have completed a degree, are currently enrolled as a graduate student in another institution, or are enrolled at a different University of Nebraska units, you need to apply for admission to the Graduate School. For more information see the Office of Graduate Studies - visiting student

How do I know my class or scholarship application has been submitted successfully?
You will be contacted by the hospitality coordinator within 1 to 2 business days. They will tell you that your application was successfully recieved and give you further instructions if necessary.

What should I bring?
Please check our packing list page.

When should I arrive for class?
Check-in goes from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm on the Sunday the session starts.

How do I get to CPBS campus?
Please check our directions page.

Do I need anything extra for the class?
Please check Canvas for any extra instructions from the instructor.

What protocols do you except to have for COVID-19?
These are currently being discussed in light of the ever-changing situation with consideration to state and local mandates.