Timelines and Due Dates

Applications for 2022 are now closed.
Acceptance letters with detailed BIOS information will be mailed around July 18, 2022.

The BIOS program will start on Saturday, August 27, 2022 and run through Thursday, September 1, 2022.

Applications will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis.

A $50 non-refundable deposit is required after acceptance to the program (this money will be applied toward your BIOS fee upon participation). Full payment (minus any financial assistance) will be charged by the UMass Bursar.


Please make checks payable to University of Massachusetts Amherst and mail to:


Susan Clevenger
Biology Department
216 Morrill Science Center South
611 North Pleasant Street
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003