FAQs, Forms and Instructions
QUESTIONS? Contact our admissions team!
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.
BALANCE PAYMENT and ORIENTATION PACKET MATERIALS*
All accepted students (including research interns) will receive instructions electronically; links are provided below just in case you misplace the email. Questions? email Shoals or call (607) 255-3717. *Medical insurance is required; if you do not have medical insurance coverage, please see: http://www.insuremytrip.com/
- Course balance payment instructions (balance payment is due before the start date of your first course):
- For Cornell students (use Firefox as your browser to access the links on this PDF)
For High School students (use Firefox as your browser to access the links on this PDF)
Additional balance payment information for Cornell and high school students:
(a) To make an online payment using Cornell's Net.Pay, you will need your Cornell NetID and 7 digit Cornell ID#; Net.Pay will only allow you to pay your bill if you have received an electronic bill from the Cornell Bursar.
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(b) To make an online payment using Cornell's Payment Without Bill Presentment, you will need your 7 digit Cornell ID# (no Cornell NetID required).
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(c) To pay by postal mail, send a check to the Cornell Bursar using this address: Cornell University, Office of the Bursar, 260 Day Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853; please be sure to include your 7 digit Cornell ID# number on your check.
- For UNH students: Enrollment and balance payment instructions will be sent to each student electronically.
- For students from other institutions: Enrollment and balance payment instructions will be sent to each student electronically.
- 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
REGARDING DISABILITY ACCOMMODATION NEEDS
Accepted Cornell and high school students with disability related accommodation needs should contact Cornell's Student Disability Services (607-254-4545 or email@example.com); the SDS staff will guide you through the special accommodations process. If you anticipate needing any access or disability accommodations, please contact SDS before your course starts.
Accepted UNH and other institution students (non-Cornell/UNH) with disability related accommodation needs should contact Disability Service for UNH Students. The staff will guide you through the special accommodations process.
If you anticipate needing any access or disability accommodations, please contact UNH DSS before your course starts.
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.
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