Students work on Birch Field School



Both for-credit and non-credit students should fill out the application available HERE and email the completed file with the required forms below to Dr. Celeste Gagnon. Additionally, please submit the $50 application fee (details below). Applications are not complete until all items have been received.

We will accept applications until slots are filled for both credit and non-credit programs.

Required Forms

All students should fill out the  release form and our emergency medical history form and submit them to Dr. Celeste Gagnon and copy Alicia Boswell when submitting the application.  


The cost of the program is $2,200. Fees for credit will be paid directly to Wagner College and will only be paid by those wishing to earn credit.

Both non-credit and for credit students will pay the Bioarchaeology Field School directly to MOCHE Inc. There is a $500 deposit required to hold your spot in the program. This deposit is due within 30 days of acceptance and will only be fully refunded if the program is cancelled. The deposit will be put toward the cost of the program and is not an additional fee.

Checks can be mailed to:

P.O. Box 1032
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Or submit payment online using the link below.  If using the Paypal link below, please be sure to indicate who the payment is coming from and for what purpose.


* The quoted cost is based on prices and exchange rates as of January 2017. The costs and details of the program itinerary are subject to change.

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