*No K-12 trip dates available for the month of June*

Safety Precautions

We are currently accepting reservation requests. We ask that all groups be diligent with COVID-19 precautions when visiting NCBS or SKML, and follow the below guidelines for your safety and the safety of our faculty, staff, and students:

  • If you are sick - stay home and self-quarantine.
  • Per the guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, everyone is expected to wear a mask at all times when inside any UF facility, even if they are vaccinatedThis includes our students, faculty, staff, vendors, and visitors. Studies and guidance from the CDC state that both unvaccinated and vaccinated individuals can transmit the current COVID-19 variant to unvaccinated persons.
  • Frequently wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. When handwashing is not accessible, you can find hand sanitizer and Clorox wipes available in various locations at NCBS and SKML.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Practice good respiratory etiquette, including covering coughs and sneezes or coughing/sneezing into your elbow/upper sleeve.
  • Avoid close contact (within 6 feet for a total of 15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period) and practice physical distancing with coworkers and the public.
  • Recognize personal risk factors for those that are at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19.
  • Overnight stays for internal and external visitors will need to submit a COVID-19 Protocol with the reservation request.

Please keep in mind that all reservations are subject to change due to Covid-19 exposure, or inclement weather.

Seahorse Key Marine Lab

Day Trips

Seahorse Key Marine Lab is used by a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses at UF, Santa Fe College, and visiting institutions.

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SKML Day Trip Request Form

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