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Department of Marine Science
Coastal Carolina University
PO Box 261954
Conway, SC 29523

Coastal Science Center
in the Atlantic Center
301 Allied Drive,
Conway, SC 29526
(refer to the Campus Map).

Contact Susan Soucy at soucy@coastal.edu
or call

843-349-2219 (phone)
843-349-2545 (fax)



The facilities available for Marine Science majors include a lecture and laboratory complex, a computer research lab, ocean-going and estuarine research vessels, (numerous small boats and a 43' research vessel), two computer research labs (Geographic Information Systems lab & Macintosh lab), and a full complement of oceanographic sampling equipment. Educational and research activities are conducted at numerous sites including a 1,062-acre tract that contains a portion of Waties Island, providing a natural laboratory for extensive study in marine science and wetlands biology on an Atlantic coast barrier island and marsh system.

  1. Burroughs and Chapin Center for Marine and Wetland Studies

  2. Environmental Quality Laboratory

  3. Waccamaw Watershed Academy