University of Minnesota
Philosophy Camp
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Enrollment & Cost

The enrollment process requires (1) completion of an application/enrollment form, (2) discussion with the Philosophy Camp Student Adviser regarding the residential nature of the course, (3) student’s signature affirming statement of intent to participate in the course, (4) acceptance of the application and registration of the student in Phil 4326.


Application for Enrollment (PDF)
This document will be made available as a paper copy, and in other formats as needed by contacting the Philosophy Camp Student Advisor in the office for Off-campus Study. The Philosophy Camp student advisor is available to meet by appointment and may be reached at 612-626-2044 or


When enrollment in Philosophy Camp is approved by David Holliday, the student programs coordinator for off-campus study, your registration in the course Phil 4326—Lives Worth Living: Questions of Self, Vocation, and Community is guaranteed.

Cost and Payment Due

The cost for PHIL 4326/5326 is $2,300. This cost covers tuition for 4 undergraduate or graduate credits, a single occupancy room, daily meals, and course supplies.

Double-occupancy is also an option for most rooms. Each student who shares a room will receive a $200 refund. Student’s room preferences will be honored in the order their acceptance to the program is confirmed. The number of single and double rooms available will vary with enrollment.

Billing and payment due dates vary according to student status. Students enrolled at the University of Minnesota will be billed in early June; the bill will be due in early July. Non-degree-seeking individuals and students enrolled at other institutions will have other billing and payment schedules.

Once your application for Philosophy Camp is accepted, should you decide not to register for Phil 4326 or later withdraw from or cancel the course, you will still be charged for and will be responsible for paying $500 of the program fee. Should Philosophy Camp not enroll enough students for Phil 4326 and Phil 4350 to be offered, you will owe nothing.

Additional discretionary spending money may be needed for personal use (e.g., gas, postage, personal supplies).

* Graduate credit is available. Please contact David Holliday  for information.