Student Center:                                             

Designed for the social and recreational use of Duke Marine Lab students.  The space is equipped with the following equipment and facilities:  70” LCD screen television, DVD, VCR, digital projection large screen for group viewing of sporting events and movies, Bose surround sound system, pool table, Ping-Pong table, and foosball.  Athletic equipment includes elliptical strider, recumbent bike, stepper/climber, and Bowflex Ultimate resistance strength training system.

Boathouse Lounge:                                       

Student social space containing television, DVD, VCR, electronic keyboard, refrigerator, and microwave for student use.  The lounge has a spacious deck overlooking the Duke Marine Lab docks and the Beaufort waterfront.


Outdoor recreational equipment:

Volleyball court, basketball half court, shuffleboard, horseshoe pit, and croquet.  Accessories for certain recreational activities are stored under a bench on the front porch of Dorm 5.


Refrigerators are located in the Boathouse Lounge and Student Center.

Refrigerated medications:

Insulin and other medications which require refrigeration can be stored in the refrigerator located in the boathouse lounge.  It is recommended that you bring a sealed container in which to store it.


A swim platform is located at the north end of the pier.  Always swim with a buddy.

Social Activities:                                             

These may be held in the student center, boathouse lounge, dining hall or auditorium only by prior arrangements with Dominick Brugnolotti (Admin #102, ext. 7652,  The Duke University alcohol policy must be honored (see the current Duke University Bulletin of Information and Regulations online at


There are large flat-screen televisions in the boathouse, student center and dining hall with digital cable, and DVD player. Due to the size of DUML dorm rooms you are discouraged from bringing your own TV.  The boathouse lounge also has a piano, refrigerator, and microwave.

Vending and snack machines:

Housed in the laundry, located behind Lab #5.  A full line of soft drinks, sodas, juices, Gatorade and bottled waters is available.  Various munchies and some personal need items (Band-Aids, toothpaste, sanitary products, combs, floss, playing cards, etc.) are also available.  The machines operate on both Duke Flex Cards and cash.  Please report any problems with these vending machines to Dominick Brugnolotti (Admin #102, 252-504-7652,