The College at The Marine Biological Laboratory

The Marine Biological Laboratory welcomes UChicago undergraduates to visit its facilities to expand their scholarship and faculty mentorship.

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MBL Experiences & Opportunities

MBL Spring Quarter

The MBL Spring quarter offers students immersive courses with opportunities in biology, neuroscience, physics, and art.

September Courses

In September, the College offers four to five courses at the Marine Biological Laboratory. Each course is taught by UChicago and MBL faculty.

Semester in Environmental Science

During Autumn Quarter, MBL and UChicago partner to offer students a 15-week experience rooted in environmental research, policy, and management.

Metcalf SURF Program

The Jeff Metcalf SURF Program is an opportunity exposing UChicago students to the world-class science conducted at the MBL.

MBL Experience Pre-Orientation Program

The MBL Experience is a four-day career exploration program organized by Career Advancement's UChicago Careers in STEM for 20 incoming first-year students.