Non Ohio State University Students


This is a list of what a non-Ohio State University student will need to do to be accepted in the program:


  1. Determine your eligibility to attend OSU’s Field Camp.

        Syllabi for Mineralogy, Petrology, and Structural Geology need to be evaluated.

Please send syllabi and transcripts to Dr. Cristina Millan (

  1. Apply to Ohio State University as a transient student (non-degree seeking).
  2. Pay University tuition and fees.
  3. All expenses to be incurred while in Utah during Field Camp (room & board, camping meals, etc,) will be paid separately to The School of Earth Sciences via check.

You will receive information on when and how to do these payments once you have formally signed for the class.

5. After completion of the course order transcript to be sent back to your school.

Transfer Credit Evaluations will need to be conducted on courses that are prerequisites for Field Camp.  You will need to include a detailed syllabus for the following courses:

  • Mineralogy
  • Petrology
  • Structural Geology

Email the syllabi and transcript for the above courses to Dr. Cristina Millan at  The syllabi are due to Dr. Millan at the same time you are applying to OSU (see below).

If you have not successfully completed the above courses prior to the start of Field Camp, then you will not be permitted to enroll in the Field Camp courses at OSU.

If you are not currently enrolled at The Ohio State University (OSU), you need to attend OSU as a transient student (non-degree seeking).  To do this, you will need to apply to OSU.  On the Apply tab on the Undergraduate Admissions page (, click the button that reads “Additional types of applicants” and then click on “Admissions & Criteria” ( in the area labeled as “Non-degree enrollment.”  You are applying to OSU’s Extended Education program.  Follow the directions on the page.

You will need to apply to OSU in this way at least one month before the beginning of the term you are attending (even if the course is not held for a full term, you need to apply in advance of the beginning of the term.

Questions about the tuition and fees for the coursework are based on the students’ residence and tables can be found on the Registrar’s website:  Please note that you need to check the Summer Term tuition and fee table for undergraduate students at: If you are a graduate student, you will need to check your fee schedule at:

The OSU tuition and fees are due one week prior to the beginning of term, which for Summer Term 2019, is May 1, 2019. The other costs for the program are outlined on the Logistics and Costs page under Information ( and will be a separate payment to the School of Earth Sciences.  Details about their due date will be provided later.

After you have completed OSU’s Geology Field Camp and your grades are posted, you will need to have your transcript sent to your school.  Directions on how to order a transcript are found at