Marine Semester 2019 Application

Complete this form to apply for the Marine Semester for Fall, 2019.

  • Student Information

  • Please use your local address for Fall 2019. If you do not know it, use your permanent address.
  • Please note: An email will be sent to your advisor after completion of this form. Your advisor will have to give written approval for your application to be considered complete. If you have not already, please make an appointment with your advisor to discuss enrollment in the Marine Semester.
  • Previous marine science courses

  • In Water Experience

    BU swim cards are required for participation in Belize courses and can be obtained after acceptance into the Marine Semester.
  • Course Selection

    For each block, rank your 1st, 2nd, and 3rd choice. The courses offered in each block are described at Rank no more than one of the Belize-based (BZ) courses as a first choice. Select "not applicable" if you do not want to take any course in a given block. Select "independent study" no more than once for the semester.
  • Block 1

    If you are planning to enroll in MR 533: Scientific Diving, there are a number of prerequisites. Visit for details. All materials must be received by March 1. If you have any questions, please reach out to Narineh Nazarian directly at
  • Block 2

  • Block 3

  • Block 4