Blakely Island Field Station and Education Abroad

Field Stations – Courses and Programs

Blakely Island Field Station Summer Courses

Summer courses in collaboration with Seattle Pacific University, on Blakely Island in the San Juan Islands in Puget Sound, NW of Seattle.

Below are the courses and dates offered in Summer 2022.

BIOL 4620 Marine Ecology; June 13 – 24
BIOL 4630 Forest Ecology; June 27 – July 7
BIOL 2530 Marine Botany; July 11 – 22
BIOL 3800 Animal Behavior (Behavioral Ecology); August 1 – 12

Cost per student, which includes tuition, research supplies, and room/board on Blakely Island, will be $3550 per class.

During the class all meals are provided by the field station, and dietary needs can be accommodated.

Each class will have the entire field station for 11 days, and these courses are all 5 credits each.

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Note: Please remember that Seattle University will only accept transfer credit if you have a credit total of less than 135 credits. If you have 135 or more credits, the University will accept only the transfer of course content (and the credit will not be added to your SU total). If you have between 90-135 credits, the University will accept transfer of both course content and credit from a four-year institution. In all cases, turn in a Transfer Verification Request form (via to the Registrar before taking your course.


Interested In Studying Biology Abroad? 

The Education Abroad Office at Seattle University promotes meaningful study abroad and global immersion experiences for students, faculty, and staff by facilitating exploration of options, preparation before departures, and reintegration upon return.

SU Students serve, study, or intern abroad each year while earning credit towards their Biology degrees. Please visit the Education Abroad website for information on programs and advising help.

Contact Information

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: James C. Pigott Pavilion for Leadership, 124 (Campus Map)
Phone: (206) 296-2226

Education Abroad Office
Seattle University
901 12th Avenue
P.O. Box 222000
Seattle, WA 98122-1090