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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. Click the “Apply now” section at the bottom of the MNR online application page.

  • When asked to choose "Campus Location" choose "Moscow - Main Campus".
  • When asked to select "Choice of Study" choose "Natural Resources M.N.R."
  • Environmental Education and Science Communication

II. Upload the following documents within your application (For additional information on the documents, select Documents Required for Application)

  • The College of Natural Resources Area of Emphasis Form
    1. Print the form to fill it out
    2. Step 1: Environmental Education and Science Communication @ McCall Outdoor Science School
    3. Step 2: MOSS Residential Program
    4. Scan it and save as a digital copy ready for upload

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

  • Three letters of recommendation will be required to complete your application packet. On the online application, you will be prompted to enter names and contact information for three references. These three people will be sent requests for a letter of recommendation from the University and will send those back directly.
  • Official Transcripts/ academic credentials. These must be the official version from your University or College. You can upload into the application or mail them to;

    Graduate Admissions
    University of Idaho
    875 Perimeter Drive MS 3019
    Moscow, ID 83844-3019

The GRE is NOT required for admission.

III. Pay your application fee online for fastest processing.

IIII. IMPORTANT FINAL STEP! Email Leslie Dorsey letting her know that all of your application materials have been submitted as outlined above.

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

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!

Contact Us

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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