A Catalyst
For Discovery

Oregon Sea Grant staff are working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Resources, FAQs and updates for Oregon State University’s students and staff are on OSU’s website.

Get Involved

Looking to get your feet wet in the fascinating world of marine science? Become a volunteer! Learn more about the rewarding volunteer opportunities with Oregon Sea Grant.

Family Fun and Education

Touch a sea star. Pet an anemone. Marvel at the giant octopus. No matter your age, the Hatfield Visitor Center in Newport offers fun, hands-on learning about marine science and our natural world. Operated by Oregon Sea Grant, the VC welcomes more than 150,000 people each year. Take a video tour.


We support scientific excellence and innovation, foster new generations of marine scientists and encourage ocean science literacy among people of all ages. Read our 2018-19 Highlights and Testimonials.