Facilities

UNE offers some of the best research, lab and classroom facilities in the nation for the study of marine science — and you can access all of them right from our main campus in Biddeford, Maine. Unlike other universities with satellite campuses, our state-of-the-art marine science buildings are just steps from dormitories and main student areas, and our coastal location means you can be out in the field exploring a variety of watershed, riverine, estuarine, coastal and ocean environments within minutes.

Interior lobby of Arthur P. Girard Marine Science Center

Arthur P. Girard Marine Science Center

The Arthur P. Girard Marine Science Center is a world-class marine laboratory offering more than 27,000 square feet of seawater facilities, classrooms, offices and laboratories.

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Marine science research on the Llyr

Vessels

Our fleet of versatile research vessels support our focus on experiential learning and research, allowing for water access over six months of the year.

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Ram Island at sunset

Ram Island

UNE's recent acquisition of Ram Island provides a unique "living laboratory" to support our teaching, learning and research, right in Saco Bay.

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