Life at Hopkins
Ready to Dive In?
Hopkins Marine Station is the ideal place to learn about biology and the ocean. Whether you are considering a career in the sciences are looking for intriguing courses related to your major, or are just interested in the life of the sea, we have what you want—breathtaking ocean views, hiking, biking, kayaking and diving. Plus, we offer Victorian style housing that’s just a 10-minute walk or 2-minute bike from your classes at the Marine Station.
Students live in four fully remodeled Victorian-style residences in New Monterey, half a mile from the Marine Station. Restaurants and shops are just blocks away, including Cannery Row.
While you will have to give up your current housing on campus when you spend a quarter at Hopkins, students will go back into the housing draw for following quarter.
- Shared rooms and baths for each apartment
- Each apartment includes its own fully equipped kitchen
- Students are responsible for purchasing their own food for all meals
- Rooms include bed, dresser and desk
Explore Monterey Bay and Big Sur
Bring your bike, your surfboard, your sense of adventure. Monterey Bay and Big Sur are a tourist Mecca for good reason. Over 8 million people visit every year, taking in the sights and seaside, the aquarium and endless miles of hiking trails.