Adventist University


Dinosaur Project
graduate credit

Earth History Research Center  
for the summer 2018 expedition
Please make certain that all required information is supplied.   Double check all spelling.     * required data

This is a Application form for Participation and credit for the graduate course.  If you wish to earn undergraduate credit, then complete the Undergraduate Application form.

This is not an application for admission to a graduate program of Southwestern Adventist University.

Personal Information

Your Full Legal Name
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   First Name Middle Initial   Last Name   Suffix   Title

Date of BirthGenderSocial Security Number
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   Month   Day   Year  

Home Address
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   Street   City   State   Zip/Postal Code   Country (if not USA)
Mailing Address  (if different from Home Address)
   Street   City   State   Zip/Postal Code   Country (if not USA)

E-mail Phone Religious Affiliation
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 Preference:    vegetarian vegan omnivore
 Allergies:  (check all that apply)   gluten peanut soy dairy

Academic Information

College or University from which you received your baccalaureate degree:

   College/University    Major    Degree  Year Earned

Southwestern Union Conference Teacher:   yes       no

Relationship and plans to Southwestern Adventist University  (check all that apply)

  Never attended Southwestern
  Attended in the past but not currently
  A current student at Southwestern
  Planning to take only this summer course
  Planning to attend this coming fall
  Planning to attend at some future term

Personal Conduct

 Have you ever been convicted or plead guilty or no contest with regard to any criminal offense, excluding minor traffic violations? *   No   Yes
 Have you ever been academically dismissed from, declared ineligible to attend, or incurred disciplinary action at any previous institution? *   No   Yes

If you answered Yes to either of these two questions, then you must provide an explanation:

Travel Information

 to site *  from site *
   SWAU transportation from Keene    SWAU transportation to Keene
   Private vehicle [includes rental vehicle]    Private vehicle
   RV (use site hookup)    RV
   Air to Rapid City, SD    Air from Rapid City, SD
   Other:      Other:  

If you are planning to arrive or depart from the Rapid City airport and need transportation to or from Camp Cretaceous, check the current schedule [opens in new window] for available dates.


 The 2018 expedition leaves Southwestern Adventist University in Keene, Texas, Thursday morning, May 31 arriving the next day at the project site.
 Class begins Monday morning, June 4.  Class activities end Thursday morning, June 28.
 The expedition returns to Southwestern Adventist University in the afternoon of Friday, June 29.

You need to plan your travel dates to attend all class activities.

   Arrive: *   Friday, June 1   Saturday, June 2   Sunday, June 3       Other   
   Depart: * Thursday, June 28       Other   

If you must arrive late or depart early, you need to make arrangements with the teacher in advance.

After being accepted, you must make a tuition payment in the amount $1640 to Southwestern Adventist University or make other financial arrangements prior to Thursday, May 31.

After being accepted, you must make a fees payment in the amount $996 to Earth History Research Center or make other financial arrangements prior to Thursday, May 31.

Additional Information

Describe previous experience in field research, paleontology, geology, or related activities:

Notes, comments, explanation, exceptions, or other information concerning this application for your participation and academic credit:

Student Pledge

I understand that Southwestern Adventist University is a distinctively Christian school.  If accepted, I agree to abide by its principles and values, which include a lifestyle of moral responsibility, respect for the property and rights of others, and abstinence from alcohol, tobacco, and drugs.

By electronically submitting this application, I certify that the above statements are correct and complete.  I understand that incomplete or false information may make me ineligible to participate in the Southwestern Adventist University Dinosaur Project or to receive academic credit from Southwestern Adventist University.