Field Courses

Western Colorado Rivers, Summer 2015 

Geography 391: 3 Credits

Description: Gunnison 2011Instructor Information
Email: Dr. James Dunn
(970) 351-2834 
Office: Candelaria 2080
University of Northern Colorado 

Dates & Times
Both field courses require pre-trip online time and class meetings on the UNC campus: 
Online: July 1 to 22. 
Class Meetings: Saturday August 1: 9:30 to 5pm Sunday, August 2nd: 9:30 to 5pm Monday August 3rd, 2015, 6:00am to 9:00pm.
The field courses then take place on Thursday-Saturday. There are no meetings in between the UNC class meetings and the field course. Choose Field Trip 1 OR Field Trip 2:

  • Field Trip 1 Colorado River Canoe Trip:
    Thursday, August 6th to Saturday August 8th, 2015. Locations: The lecture will be held at the UNC campus in Candelaria. The field trip will begin and end near Grand Junction, Colorado.
  • Field Trip 2 Colorado River Canoe Trip: 
    Thursday, August 13th to Saturday August 15th, 2015. Locations: The lecture will be held at the UNC campus in Candelaria. The field trip will begin and end near Grand Junction, Colorado. 

Fees: 
The university charges normal tuition for 3 credits and there is participation fee of $360 for the outfitter, meals, group gear, and guides. There is also a supervision fee of $30. You register for two different course sections (one section for each field trip) at UNC: Geography 391 for 3 credits of tuition.

How to Register:
You can enroll directly after April 7, 2015 by logging in to URSA. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. James Dunn. Enrollment is done on a rolling basis, but please keep in mind that there is a limit of 20 students on each trip. Once you are enrolled, you will be given a timeline with all of the details.

Dropping the class: You can drop the class up until the normal drop date for Summer Term B. 

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