Five College Consortium

Five College Coastal and Marine Sciences Program


Campus Office Hours

Initial Meetings (to begin certificate work) 
Advising (for current certificate students)
Office hours will be held at each campus throughout the semester. Please email for meeting availability. Please bring or have access to a copy of your transcript for your initial meeting.

LECTURES, Presentations, and Info sessions

Information Sessions
(Internships and Certificate)

Amherst College
January 30, 2017 (Monday), 7 pm
Morrill Science 315

Mount Holyoke College
January 31, 2017 (Tuesday)

Hampshire College
February 1, 2017 (Wednesday),12-2 pm drop-in
Cole Science 302

University of Massachusetts
February 1, 2017 (Wednesday), 7:30 pm
Morrill Science 3, room 222

FCCMS Spring Symposium and Reception

April 13, 2017 (Thursday) 4:00-6:00 pm
Amherst College Alumni House

(refreshments will be served)

Certificate students will present their independent research posters.

Past Events:

FCCMS Student Summer Research Symposium
October 24, 2016 (Monday) at 6:30 pm
University of Massachusetts

Morrill 2, room 222
(refreshments will be served)

Students will present their research findings and internship experiences as Five College-funded interns working at marine labs nationwide. If you are thinking of applying for an FCCMS internship, this is a good opportunity to find out what it is really like.

Communication in Whales and Dolphins
November 30, 2016 (Wednesday)
4:30 lecture
Laela Sayigh, PhD
Visiting Assistant Professor
Hampshire College School of Cognitive Science
Mount Holyoke College
Cleveland L2

Can freshwater invertebrate invaders replace the function of lost biodiversity?
March 29, 2016 (Tuesday), 4:15
Mount Holyoke College, Cleveland L2
Dianna Padilla, PhD
Dept. of Ecology and Evolution
Stony Brook University
Co-sponsored by MHC Biology and FCCMS

Larval fish ecology, from the Sargasso Sea to the pond over yonder
March 25, 2016 (Friday), 4 pm
UMass, Morrill 2, room 222
Joel Llopiz, PhD
Dept. of Biology
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Sponsored by UMass Organismic Evolutionary Biology Graduate Program