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Application and Deadlines

We accept applications for students to begin in the Fall Semester only. You must select a Fall Admission Term on your graduate admissions application. Applications will be accepted anytime throughout the year. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until all positions have been filled for the fall semester. Processing of applications can take 4 – 6 weeks.

You have the ability to save your progress and return to the application. Before you begin make sure you have a digital copy of, your statement of objectives, resume, a copy of the completed area of emphasis form, an official transcript, and three names and emails of references, plus a credit card to pay the application fee.

I. If you are currently enrolled at the University of Idaho, send statement of career objectives to Leslie Dorsey at

  • Statement of career objectives entitled "The McCall Outdoor Science School" that addresses the following in 1-2 pages:
    • How does the MOSS program support your personal, academic, and professional goals?
    • How has your personal, academic, and professional experience prepared you for the MOSS program?
    • Describe your community living experience and philosophy.

II. If you are currently enrolled at a different institution, please apply HERE under, ‘Ready to Apply?’

III. Email Leslie Dorsey at to let us know you have applied.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis once complete. Curious about your status? Visit to view your status in the application process.

Graduate Certificate Webpage: (Has great requirements page and the application link under Ready to Apply?)

Application Deadline

Apply by November 1st and receive a $500 housing discount if you choose to live on campus. Student must be accepted into the program and pay their program deposit by January 15 to be eligible for the discount.

If you miss the November 1st deadline, no problem! Applications are considered on a rolling basis until all available positions are filled. We strongly encourage students to apply by January 15 for full consideration. Apply today!

McCall Outdoor Science School

College of Natural Resources

Physical Address:
1800 University Lane
McCall, ID 83638

Mailing Address:
PO Box 1025
McCall, ID 83638

Phone: 208-885-1080

Fax: 208-634-5244



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