Please Note: These prices are current as of 1.1.17, but could change at any time. Please contact our Programs Manager for a price quote, especially if you are submitting a grant and need prices projected into the future. Pets are not allowed in University housing.
Housing, long-term options for extended research visits
Dorm Rooms for undergraduate and graduate students
– Rates are per person, up to four people per room and include kitchen privileges. Bring your own bedding.
– Monthly rates are for 1 or 2 people.
– Some cabins accommodate up to 4 people. Kids under 10 stay free with parent.
Farm House Apartment $740/month
Wentworth Hall “Horse Barn” Apartment * $740/month
Leeman Guest House * $740/month + heat Oct-April
Willett House *
Willett House for non-research visits*
$880/month + heat Oct-April
(click here for details)
* Four person maximum in the Willett House, Leeman House and Horse Barn Apartment.

Housing, nightly accommodations for conferences, workshops and short stays.
Bedding and towels provided for short-term guests; make your own bed.
Students (up to four students/room)
– Without kitchen privileges (must be on a meal plan)
– With kitchen privileges
– double occupancy
– single occupancy, space permitting

Custom meal plans are available for meetings and conferences starting at $46.00/person/day for three meals.

Conference Meeting Space
Brooke Hall, Conference Center $8.00/person/day,
$80 minimum
– Coffee breaks with baked goods are available for $4.00/person/break.

Mitchell Classroom $80.00/day
McAlice Classroom $130.00/day
Wentworth Hall “Horse Barn” Classroom $55.00/day

Research Laboratories
Please contact us for fees associates with use of autoclave, environmental chambers, heated flowing seawater, algal culture, etc.

Scientific Diving Program
All fees are per-diver
Scientific Diving Course Fee Includes all academic materials, certification fees, and rental equipment, excluding ‘personal gear’. Does not include tuition. See SMS 324 syllabus for details. $700
Dive Program Fee* Includes: Dive locker space/use, emergency first aid/oxygen kits, misc. repair items., general admin./tech. support, 1 checkout dive, ‘unlimted’ air fills (Based upon ‘reasonable use’ and cylinder availability; user filled, training required) *Program Fee Waived if enrolled in SMS 324. $100/week
Equipment Rental Package Includes: regulator with alt. air source, 3-gauge console, LPI; Backplate-style BCD; Dive computer, weight belt/weights. Equipment availability is limited. $100/week
$350/semester (3 months)
Equipment Rental  Weights only $25/week
$100/semester (3 months)
Diver Training Training is required for all incoming non-AAUS divers. This 5-day training includes:  Orientation and Checkout dive (1 day), CPR/FA/O2 training (2 days), Dive Rescue Training (2 days).  Training does not include full AAUS certification. $250
Divers for Hire Please contact crigaud@maine.edu to discuss possible services

Research Vessels
Skiff $17/hour ($10 minimum)
Silversides $29/hour
plus fuel, with trailer add $30/use
Nucella $63/hour or $448/day
$50/hour surcharge after 8 hours.
plus fuel and expenses (mooring, dock fees, remote lodging, etc.)
R/V Ira C. $1,400/day.
$700/half day
$175/hour surcharge after 8 hours.
plus fuel and expenses (mooring, dock fees, remote lodging, etc.)
Crane  $120 for one deployment and retrieval
CTD $150/day