Department Contact Jacques Rinchard, PhD(585) 395-5518 Send Email Program Information Environmental Science & Biology (BS/MS) Combined Degree Learn More Application Deadlines April 15 - Summer/Fall AdmissionNovember 15 - Spring Admission Apply Now Icon code: fa-list-ul (Reference) Statement of Objectives: In a well-developed essay of no more than 1,000 words, describe your educational and career objectives, and how graduate study in the Department of Biological Sciences will help you meet these objectives. Icon code: fa-pencil-square-o (Reference) Writing Sample: Please provide writing sample of at least three pages illustrating your scientific writing skills. Icon code: fa-files-o (Reference) Letters of Reference: Please submit two letters of reference. (Please note: We do not accept placement or credential files.) Icon code: fa-briefcase (Reference) Resume: Please submit your most up to date resume. Icon code: fa-question-circle (Reference) Questions / Need More Information: Check out our How to Apply Page.