Center for Marine Science

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UNCW Center for Marine Science
Open House 

Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Center for Marine Science (CMS) is a world-class leader in marine and coastal research, especially in areas of marine technology, coastal sustainability, natural products discovery, aquaculture and living resources, and coastal hazards and flooding.

Join us to learn about UNCW’s Center for Marine Science coastal and marine research! 

Self-guided Tours Available from 10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

  • Included on the self-guided tours:
    • Algae Resources Collection
    • Aquaculture with Sea Bass
    • Aquaria Room
    • Coral REEF Lab
    • CORMP – Coastal Ocean Research and Monitoring Program
    • Diving and Boat Safety
    • MARBIONC Lobby
    • MarineQuest Lab
    • Oceanographic Instrumentation

Dedicated Shellfish Research Hatchery Tours available on the half hour from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Please check in at the Hatchery Tour Booth.

  • Outdoor displays begin at 10 a.m. and conclude at 2 p.m.
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Coastal Engineering
    • Coastal and Ocean Policy
    • MarineQuest
    • Marine Biology
    • And so much more! 
  • Parking is available on site at 5600 Marvin K. Moss Lane, we recommend carpooling.

Children must be accompanied by an adult, and some stations are limited to ages 8+.

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Open House FAQs

Accommodations for disabilities may be requested by calling 910-962-2301 at least 5 days prior to the event.
UNCW is an EEO/AA institution.

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