Institute of Marine Sciences
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SANTA CRUZ

Becoming Certified

First Steps:

1) Decide which Progression Of Classes you wish to take and review the
Summer Calendar or Spring Calendar.

2) Review the
Summer or Spring Information Sheets as well as the Summer or Spring Syllabus.
2a) Access additional information about
UCSC's Biology Classes.

3) Print and complete an
Application and the Equipment List.

4) Print and complete the
Medical Forms. Obtain your doctor's signature.

5) Mail the application and medical forms to: UC Dive Safety Program, Ocean Health building, Rm 203, LML, 115 McAllister Way, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

6) Review
Equipment Hints and prepare your equipment.

 

 

Scientific Diving Progression

Option #1

Option #2

Option #3

Option #4

Not SCUBA Certified

Not SCUBA Certified

Not SCUBA Certified

SCUBA Certified

Fall Quarter - Basic SCUBA $220

Fall Quarter - Basic SCUBA $220

Fall Quarter - Basic SCUBA $220

Fall Quarter - Advanced SCUBA $200

Winter Quarter - Advanced SCUBA & Rescue Diver $450

Winter Quarter - Advanced SCUBA $200

Winter Quarter - Advanced SCUBA $200

Winter Quarter - Rescue Diver $250

Spring Quarter - Scientific Diving $425

Spring Quarter - Rescue Diver $250

Spring Quarter - Rescue Diver $250

Spring Quarter - Scientific Diving $425

 

Moss Landing Research Diver Course $500

Fall Quarter - Scientific Diving $425