In coordination with the Sonoma County Health Order, the Bodega Marine Laboratory has suspended visiting hours and public tours until further notice.

Bodega Marine Laboratory and Bodega Marine Reserve are open to UC Davis affiliates who must review and submit appropriate documentation, see COVID-19 Safety Plan & Operating Procedures.

Housing and Conference Facilities


The Bodega Marine Laboratory Housing Enclave is located approximately one mile from the Laboratory, with access by car, bicycle or on foot. Accommodations include a 6-bedroom visiting faculty Lodge, an 8-bedroom Graduate Student Dorm, two 2 bedroom apartments, a 3 bedroom cottage, two undergraduate/conference dormitories (20 bedrooms) and a bunkroom. Current housing maximum bed space is 93.

BML Housing is available for visiting classes, researchers, graduate students and conference attendees, however, some units are reserved for faculty, families, or long-term visitors.

For classes and conferences, full meal service can be provided in the Dining Hall or, by special arrangement, in the Laboratory.

Overnight housing reservations and cancellations must be received at least 48 BUSINESS HOURS prior to arrival; reservation forms, email, and phone cancellations received on weekends or holidays may not be processed until the following business day.

To reserve accommodations, please submit an application form and activity request:

BML & BMR Use Application (For Housing and Lab Space)

Once approved, we will email you a reservation confirmation and any other necessary arrival information.

Housing contact: Jennifer Sauter, (707) 875-1955

Housing Information for Students and Visiting Researchers

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Conferences and Groups

It is recommended that class and conference groups make reservations at least 3 months in advance. Please contact the Conference & Events Manager, 707-875-2003, to ensure availability.