BML Recharge Rates

*All BML recharge rates are subject to a 33.7% Non-University Differential (NUD) assessment for non-University clients

For multi-year budget planning, we recommend adding an escalator of 3%/yr for all recharge services. UC policy requires that all BML recharge rates be reviewed annually and adjusted as appropriate to ensure full cost recovery.

Aquatic Resources Group Recharge Rate*

Effective 10/29/15

  •  $44/Hr

More on the Aquatic Resources Group

Small Boat Hourly Rates*

Effective 4/01/2013

Use requires a launch preparation fee equal to one hour per cruise at the applied rate in addition to total engine hours used. All rates include fuel.  

  • Cape Horn 19′ Fiberglass center console outboard - $62/Hr
  • Henricia 15.5′ open nylon fabric inflatable, outboard - $46/Hr
  • Captain Morgan 10′ open RHIB Inflatable, outboard - $46/Hr

More on Small Boats

Research Vessel Mussel Point Hourly Rate*

Effective 10/20/17

Use requires a launch preparation fee equal to one hour per cruise at the applied rate in addition to total engine hours used.

  • Rate (includes fuel, captain & deckhand) - $317/Hr

More on the R/V Mussel Point

Physical Plant Recharge Rate*

Effective 6/15/2017

  •  $68/Hr

More on Physical Plant

Non-UC Tenant Space Rates

Effective 7/01/2018

Main Building

  • Office Space - $39.87 sf/yr (includes reasonable use of electricity)
  • Dry Laboratory Space - $39.87 sf/yr 
  • Wet Laboratory Space - $39.87 sf/yr (does not include seawater)
  • Seawater - $0.000348 gal/yr (total gal/yr to be estimated)
  • Aquariums - 50 Gal - $15.45 mo

Outside Facilities (Includes reasonable use of electricity, < 750 kwh/month)

  • Greenhouse Space - $9.25 sf/yr 
  • Freezer/Space Storage - $18.25 sf/yr 
  • Dive Locker - $9.54 sf/yr 
  • Outside Ground Space - $10.12 sf/yr 

Housing and Conference Rates

More on Housing and Conference Facilities

*All BML recharge rates are subject to a 33.7% Non-University Differential (NUD) assessment for non-University clients