ScienceFIT Boot Camp for Academic Success

ScienceFIT Boot Camp for Academic Success
ScienceFIT Boot Camp for Academic Success is a six-day intensive academic program designed to increase success for students with majors in the College of Science. The program offers a glimpse into the University’s rigorous academic expectations and college life along with campus resources, services, and policies prior to the start of the semester. Our annual program support goal is $100,000.

Your donation will help a student to:
  • Get a jump start on course content relevant to their major
  • Attend lectures from faculty who teach the courses
  • Take actual exams and complete homework assignments
  • Develop and hone critical skills necessary to be successful in college
  • Meet and interact with faculty, academic advisors, current upperclassmen students, and their freshmen peers
  • Learn about campus resources, services, and policies to be a successful University student
  • Have the opportunity to move into their assigned residence hall room
  • Earn 1 college credit upon successful completion

For more information on this fund or giving to the College of Science, please contact Donna Knotek, Director of Development at or 775-682-5952.

Thank you for considering making a charitable gift. We have a $5,000 limit per credit card transaction as we strive to keep our fees low in order to realize the full charitable gift for the program. If you wish to make a larger gift, please consider setting up an EFT, utilizing a wire transfer or mailing a check so that the program can realize the entire amount of your gift.

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