After your submit your application you will be transferred to the deposits page to make your deposit to secure the weeks you requested.
IF YOU HAVE ANY TROUBLE COMPLETING OR SUBMITTING THE APPLICATION, PLEASE CALL 843-246-0750 FOR ASSISTANCE.
Enrollment for 2021 is now OPEN !!!
Students are not limited in the number of weeks they would like to attend and weeks do not have to be consecutive.
Early Enrollment Period - September 1,2020 through December 31, 2020. Tuition is a weekly rate of $769 and must be paid in full prior to December 31, 2020 to receive the early enrollment rate.
Late Enrollment Period - January 1, 2021 through March 30, 2021. Tuition is a weekly rate of $869 and must be paid in full prior to March 31, 2021 to attend the summer program
All tuition for the early enrollment period becomes non-refundable on December 31, 2020 or when full payment is made.
All tuition for the late enrollment period becomes non-refundable effective March 31, 2021 or when full payment is made.
Weekly rate includes: all academic lectures, research sessions on the boats (water, lunch and snacks provided), one CMERA T-Shirt (Chief Scientist shirt for all four to eight week participants and Research Scientist for all 1-3 week participants), captains fees, fuel, and transportation to and from the Tampa (TPA) or St. Pete-Clearwater (PIE) airport, local bus or train station to the housing. Transportation from the housing to the classrooms and marina. Transportation to local grocery stores for food and other items.
Attend Four Weeks : Receive $350 off your fourth week of tuition AND students participating in four weeks of the summer program will be considered "Chief Scientists" on our research project and will be acknowledged by name on any published papers.
Attend Six Weeks: Receive $500 off your sixth week of tuition and "Chief Scientist" designation.
Attend Eight Weeks: The eighth week is FREE and "Chief Scientist" designation.
Lodging is available for only $185 per week (double occupancy) during the summer program. Students will check into housing Sunday at the beginning of their program and will check out Saturday at the end of their program. Additional nights, if available, will be $30 per night (i.e. the Saturday night before their program begins or the Saturday night after their program ends). Private rooms are available for $370 per week (shared bathroom) and of course participants are able to make their own lodging arrangements and stay with friends or family during the program; however, if you are not in group housing you are responsible for transportation to and from the group housing location for transportation to and from the boats and classrooms.
Housing payments for the summer are due prior to March 31, 2021
Transportation to the Tampa area is NOT included in the tuition fee.
Transportation to and from the airport, bus terminal, or other transit hub, to the student housing is included. Transportation to the boats, classrooms, shopping areas, group meals and other group activities are included with the housing. Students not utilizing our housing will be required to have their own transportation to the boats and classroom.
VIP Airport Assistance- If you would like assistance at the airport having a staff member accompany you to the airline counter for your boarding pass, help with your luggage and to accompany you to security this may be arranged for a service charge of $50. Please email us at least 30 days prior to arrival at our program that you would like VIP Airport assistance.