These rates are higher than UW budget rates in order to cover overhead and depreciation as required by UW. All prices have been rounded up, so actual charges may be slightly less.

A Field Trip consists of enrolled students that come to FHL in pursuit of marine studies.

Prices are subject to 8.1% Sales Tax (students exempt)

Student Housing (per student)

Students stay in shared (double) dorm rooms or huts. Room costs include two flat sheets (fitted sheets are not available), a pillow with pillowcase, two blankets and a towel.

  • Bed in shared dorm room: $23/day

Instructor Housing (per unit)

Instructors and teaching assistants are housed in various units. They will be charged for housing according to the unit prices listed for researchers. Instructors will also be charged Facilities Use Fee, as listed on the Researcher & Scholar Standard Rates.

Facilities Use Fee (per instructor)

All instructors for the field trip will be charged a Facilities Use Fee, unless the group is renting a lab building (the fee for which includes the Facilities Use Fee.)

  • Daily $12
  • Weekly $65
  • Monthly $206


Field trip participants are expected to purchase full meal plans. Organizers should contact Laurie Spaulding (spauldla@uw.edu) to arrange for meals.

  • Breakfast $10.01
  • Lunch $13.44
  • Dinner $18.88
  • Full Meal Plans $279/weekly
  • Full Meal Plans $1150/monthly

Meeting Spaces (per unit)

Daily Weekly
Dining Hall $295 $1400
Lab (up to 20 students) $105 $515
Commons $70 $345
Lecture Hall $70 $345
Conference Room $35 $155
Computer Room $35 $155
Fernald Classroom $35 $155

Boat Use

For RV Centennial and ROV rates, please contact Captain Meegan Corcoran at meeganc@uw.edu or (360) 929-9034. Note that there is a 4-hour minimum charge for use of ROV.

  • Rowboats (*) are free of charge

(*) Use of rowboats requires a rowboat orientation. For orientations scheduled after hours, there is a $58 charge. To schedule an orientation, please contact Kristy Kull at kjkull@uw.edu

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