Housing and a meal plan are automatic with your registration in Marine Lab courses. Send roommate requests and inquiries about single room availability to Dominick Brugnolotti (drb1@duke.edu; 252-504-7652).


All Duke Marine Laboratory dormitories have central heat and air.  A desk, bed, and dresser are provided.  Linens including pillow, blanket, and sheets are not provided by the Duke Marine Lab.  Occupants of dormitories will be held personally responsible for furnishings provided by the Duke Marine Laboratory.  Furniture should not be removed from any rooms.


Dorm rooms are small, and may have 2-3 students per room. It is rare that students are housed three to a dorm room. Each room has ample storage for both hanging and folded clothes, books, toiletries, etc.


The use of tape, nails, screws or hooks on walls or furniture is strictly forbidden.  Residents are asked to use dorm putty to hang posters and pictures.  Repairs for damaged walls will be charged to room occupants.


Dorm Key:

Students sign a key deposit form.  If the dorm key is not returned within 24 hours of end of term the student’s bursar account will be charged $86.00.



80” long,(extra long twin) same as Durham campus.



Pillows, blankets, and sheets are your responsibility.  They are not provided by the Marine Lab.



Rooms are small; you are discouraged from bringing extra furniture.



No need to bring them.



You may be able to store luggage or plastic / rubber bins (no cardboard boxes) in an attic area.  See Dominick Brugnolotti (Admin #102), or the RA after you arrive.