A Catalyst
For Discovery

Oregon Sea Grant stands in solidarity with Black communities and commits to creating safe and inclusive spaces throughout our work.

Learn about our commitment to addressing systemic racism.

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.

Read about how we are adapting to COVID-19.

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. Watch this video featuring some of Oregon Sea Grant's accomplishments for 2020. You can also read our 2019-20 Highlights and Testimonials.