Tours/Travel

Chicago for a Day!

Saturday, October 25, 2014, 7:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.

Spend the day in Chicago enjoying your favorite museum, The Magnificent Mile, or downtown Chicago. The route will include The Chicago Art Institute, The Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum, and Water Tower Place. We will leave the UW-Fond du Lac North Parking Lot at 7:30 a.m. and return at 9:30 p.m.

Fee: $54 ($49 if you register online). (Museum admissions and meals are not included.)

You will receive a confirmation email or letter from the Continuing Education office 7-10 days prior to departure. There are no refunds on tours.

 Required form:
After registering, please print and complete the Liability Waiver and mail to:
UW-FDL Continuing Education
400 University Drive
Fond du Lac, WI 54935

Registration is closed. Watch for the spring dates to be announced soon!

BIO 298 Special Topics in Biology: Florida Keys!

Biology of the Florida Keys Marine Environment (3 credit hours NS/LS)

Start planning now for your 2015 summer of fun and learning!

We are offering one trip this year: July 15-21, 2015 (open to current college students/adults and high school juniors and seniors)

 

This is a snorkel-based course that will introduce students to the life that inhabits the marine ecosystems of the Florida Keys. Course includes online orientation and introduction, snorkeling, field trips, lab activities, fieldwork and discussions, as well as learning about Sea Turtle Biology.

For more information call the Continuing Education Office at (920) 929-1155

Registration Information

View the video from Summer 2012

Summer 2014 Brochure

Ecology of Costa Rica: Sea Turtles and Rainforest

(3 credits NS/LS)

Dates: May 27 - June 4, 2015

This course will give students a unique opportunity to travel to Pacuare Reserve to participate in Leatherback Sea Turtle research and to a rainforest preserve to study rainforest ecology. Students will work along side researchers to patrol the beaches of Pacuare at night to collect data on nesting and hatching leatherback sea turtles. In addition to studying the leatherbacks, students will spend time restoring nesting beaches, exploring the lowland rainforest and its inhabitants and participating in cultural activities. Students will participate in a research project and then will visit a local university where they will present their research. The course will end with a day of white water rafting on the Pacuare River.

For more information: Costa Rica 2015

Explore the World with UW Colleges

Summer 2014 Academic Study Abroad Programs

Looking for something more than just a trip? We welcome college students and community members to join our educational adventures to Ghana, Japan, Peru, China, Costa Rica, Germany, and Canada. Our short-term programs are led by experienced professors and facilitators with expertise and passion for the subject. Make your next trip the learning experience of a lifetime with UW Colleges. All programs include round-trip airfare, lodging, ground transportation while overseas, admissions, tour guides, health insurance, and several meals.

For more information visit: uwc.edu/academics/abroad/