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Friday Harbor Labs Info Session: Spring/Summer Quarter 2017

Spend spring or summer quarter studying at the UW’s marine field station in the San Juan Islands. Get started by attending the following info session:

INFO SESSION: Spring and Summer Quarter at Friday Harbor

When: Tuesday 1/17, 10:30 – 11:30 AM

Where: Marine Sciences Building Room 123


Learn more about what spending a quarter studying full time in the San Juan Islands can mean for you. Courses are available for students starting their exploration of marine biology up to senior undergraduates. Meet some of our teaching faculty and learn how to apply and fund your quarter at ‘FHL’.

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Why Study at Friday Harbor Labs?

  •      Explore the marine environment of the Salish Sea where your classroom is a marine preserve, and the boats are just steps away from your dorm.
  •      Fall courses for students at all levels and majors: intro marine biology, creative writing, environmental literature, and oceanography are just some of the topics.
  •      Get to know your teachers with class sizes frequently less than 20 students.

View of FHL from the water

Explore FHL


“A Very Sticky Fish”: award winning video created by autumn 2015 students in the FHL 305: Biology of Fishes course.

Student profile of Susan Harris (’15) and her experience with FHL


Working and Living at Friday Harbor Labs

Information about the town of Friday Harbor

Spring 2017 course list

Summer 2017 course list


UW Marine Biology Adviser: Joe Kobayashi:

Friday Harbor Labs Adviser: Stacy Markman:

Courses may be applied to a Minor in Marine Biology. Check with your major adviser to see if they can apply to your major.

Application deadline for spring quarter is February 1.