Biology Intensive Orientation for Students (BIOS)


BIOS and CHEMIS are on hiatus for 2021

Updated information will be posted as soon as available.


BIOS and CHEMIS are intensive academic orientation programs specifically for incoming College of Science majors.  The Science Boot Camp program is designed to help new students make the transition to the expectations of college prior to the start of the fall semester.


  • Learn important study skills
  • Get a jump start on the course content
  • Get an electronic copy of the Biology or Chemistry textbook
  • Meet faculty, graduate students, and university staff 



2013 NASPA Award


Quick Links


BIOS Housing FAQ



BIOS Presentation chosen to highlight the Annual National Symposium on Student Retention. Read the White Paper.

front cover of NSSR BIOS paper


Read a recap of BIOS on the College of Science Blog! Click below:

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