Dive Courses

UC DaviDiving at the BML buoys offers scuba instruction at the Bodega Marine Laboratory facility in Bodega Bay, CA. A broad range of specialties including altitude, drysuit, rescue, enriched air, emergency care, boat operator/seamanship, and more are offered as workshops on an as needed basis. Diving leadership-level courses (Assistant Instructor, Divemaster, Instructor prep) are available for diving program staff.


Relevant Forms, Manuals, and Instructions

Please contact the DSO for course registration information:

Jason S. Herum, Diving Safety Officer
PO Box 247 (USPS)
2099 Westshore Rd. (UPS/FedEx)
Bodega Bay, CA 94923
Ph (707) 875-2032 office
Fax (707) 875-2009 fax

UCD is a recognized training facility for the National Association of Underwater Instructors (NAUI), American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI), and the Diver’s Alert Network (DAN). UCD is an Organizational Member of the American Academy of Underwater Science (AAUS) and follows the Academy’s standards for scientific diving and intercampus diver reciprocity.

Marine Operations and Scientific Diving