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College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics

2014 CNSM Boot Camp

The CNSM Boot Camp is designed to help students make the transition to the expectations of college prior to the start of the fall semester. It will help with the transition to college course work, learn skills for how to study for science courses, and take the stress out of the first semester.


Participating Topics:

  • Life Science (Biology)
  • Physical Science (Chemistry & Physics)



  • $150 per student
  • If needed, room and board will be an additional cost for the students who are moving into a dorm Fall 2014. Move in on Wednesday, August 13 at 9:00 a.m. Cost will be an additional $120.00 for room and board for a total of $270.00


Dates:   August 13 - 16, 2014

Time:     9:00 am – 9:00 pm CNSM Draft Boot Camp Agenda


CNSM Boot Camp Objectives:

  • Learn effective study habits for science/math courses
  • Participate in at least one science lab
  • Experience a science/math lecture
  • Complete a team exercise to learn how to work together
  • Take a science/math test
  • Learn how to write lab reports
  • Learn what online resources can be used to study science/math courses
  • Evaluate your science/math test taking skills
  • Learn how the writing center can help

Instructors will lecture, incorporate at least one lab, one team exercise, a test and an evaluation of the test with the students to see their mistakes and learn how to better prepare for science courses.




Make checks for registration payable to "UCA Foundation, CNSM Boot Camp." Send check or money order with student name in memo line within two weeks to:



University of Central Arkansas

Lewis Science Building 105

Conway, AR 72035


Questions: Contact Birdie Eubank - - 501-450-5971