FAQs, Forms and Instructions
FINANCIAL AID FAQs
FAQs and instructions for CORNELL students (special financial aid is available for you!)
FAQs and instructions for UNH students (special financial aid is available for you!)
FAQs and instructions for non-CORNELL and non-UNH students*
FAQs and instructions for HIGH SCHOOL students and their parents (limited aid is available)
INTERNATIONAL students: complete the CSS Financial Aid (2013-14) Profile (use 2098 as the CSS code for Cornell).
GRADUATE / NON-TRADITIONAL students: Contact Shoals for details and instructions
*Financial aid is not available for graduating seniors, however seniors can apply for a work-study job at Shoals on Appledore Island; follow this link for details.
DEPOSIT PAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS
- For Cornell and high school students
- For UNH students: Our Shoals Marine Lab admissions team will guide you through the process.
- For students from other institutions: Our Shoals Marine Lab admissions team will guide you through the process.
FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS FROM UNH and OTHER INSTITUTIONS
Shoals welcomes International students into all credit courses. If you are a student matriculating at a school other than Cornell or UNH, instructions for accepted students will be posted here. Questions or need help?
UNH students, contact Dr. Gregg Moore: firstname.lastname@example.org
All other institutions students, contact Dr. Hal Weeks: email@example.com
FOR INTERNATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
Shoals welcomes International students into all credit courses. AFTER you are accepted, please follow this link to complete the Cornell Summer Session I-20 Request Form; your request must be received by Cornell within 6 weeks of the start of your Shoals course. Regarding language requirements: Shoals Marine Laboratory follows the policy of Cornell's School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. If your first language is not English, and you attend school outside the United States, you need the following test scores to attend Shoals Marine Lab: a TOEFL score of at least 100 on the Internet-based test, or 600 on the paper test, or an IELTS score of at least 7. Questions or need help? Contact Dr. Robin Hadlock Seeley: firstname.lastname@example.org
ORIENTATION PACKET MATERIALS (payment, enrollment and packing instructions and health/medical questionnaire*)
All accepted students (including research interns) will receive instructions electronically from email@example.com; links are provided below just in case you misplace the email! Questions? email Shoals or call (607) 255-3717.
- For students taking Underwater Research, complete 2015 SCUBA forms on the UWR course page.
- For undergraduate research interns, follow this link to review our 2015 research intern manual.
*Medical insurance is required; if you do not have medical coverage, go to: http://www.insuremytrip.com/
REGARDING SPECIAL NEEDS
Accepted Cornell and non-Cornell students (includes all high school students enrolled in Shoals credit courses) with special needs should contact Cornell's Student Disability Services (607-254-4545 or firstname.lastname@example.org); the SDS staff will guide you through the special accommodations process! Please contact SDS at least 4 weeks prior to course start.
Accepted UNH students with special needs should contact Disability Service for UNH Students. The staff will guide you through the special accommodations process! Please make arrangements at least 4 weeks prior to course start.