Instructor Resources

Summer Course 2024 Summary


Summer session dates

  • Session 6: June 17-21 (1 week)
  • Session 2: June 22-July 20 (4 weeks)
  • Session 4: July 21 - Aug 17 (4 weeks)
  • Session 5: Aug 18-Sept 7 (3 weeks)

For more details about when specific classes are held, visit Summer Courses at Hatfield or download a block version of the summer course schedule.

Visit OSU course information to check enrollment, double-check class details, etc.

Course Request Form

  • Please complete the course request form at least TWO WEEKS before the start of your summer course.

Points of Contact/The Team

Instructor and Course Support: MariAnna Hinojosa, call/text 520-820-3763

Academic Programs: Itchung Cheung, office phone 541-867-0380

Classroom Scheduling: Tami O’Connor, office 541-867-0203

Housing and Student Support: MariAnna Hinojosa, call/text 520-820-3763

Research Facility Coordinator & Animal Care: Cinamon Moffett

Instructor Resources

Motor pool authorization - Requires physical or electronic signatures

Van Safety Training - Requires online video and test. Once completed, the results will be emailed to you and the motor pool office.

This request form helps us collect information on what type of support your course will need this summer. It includes questions about field trips, equipment requests, etc., and you can even upload your syllabus! Please fill out at least TWO WEEKS prior to the start of your class.

  • For last-minute needs or changes, please call or text MariAnna at (520) 820-3763.

Key Access

Keys will be given to instructors to gain access to classrooms and/or labs that will be used during their summer term session. Questions regarding key access should be directed to Tami O'Connor or [email protected].

Animal Care - Please be sure to indicate in the request form that you plan on holding animals in the seawater system so we can ensure you have been through the proper training. If you have questions, please contact Cinamon Moffett.

Meeting and Classroom - Information on available meeting rooms, classrooms and other spaces

Photo waivers - MariAnna will coordinate a time to speak with your class on the first day of class to present waivers for students to complete.

Guin Library and Course Reserves

Julie Drengson will send out an email before classes begin to request course reserve and carrel information. Please respond to that ASAP. If you have questions, reach out to:
David Irvin or Julie Drengson.


Hatfield Map & Directions


Instructors will be added to the shared Summer Van and Field Trip Outlook calendar to view trip and driver details. 

  • Include location, times, and drivers in the request
  • To reserve or make changes, email MariAnna at [email protected]

Motor pool authorization - Requires physical or electronic signatures

Van Safety Training - Requires online video and test. Once completed, the results will be emailed to you and the motor pool office.

Field Trip Requests

Yaquina Head, Outstanding Natural Area (YHONA) 

  • Hours: Trails, beaches, and restrooms are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.*. The Interpretive Center, including exhibits and Interpretive Store, are open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. *They hope to return to closing at sunset sometime after May 7, granted they are able to hire enough seasonal staff. Will update as we hear more.
  • Completed request forms (pdf and .docx) should be emailed to Andrew Smalldon, YHONA Education Technician and Education Coordinator, at [email protected] (cc [email protected])

Hatfield Visitor Center

Oregon Coast Aquarium

Go-bags in vans

Each van is equipped with emergency go-bags, including items like hand-crank flashlights, radios and protein bars. Those bags will be left in the vans for the duration of the summer. Please let us know if items need to be replaced or if you have suggestions for other items to include.

Tsunami Preparedness

Evacuation Map

HMSC Emergency Operations Plan

First Aid

Be aware of where the nearest AED devices are located on campus.

Accident report

Active Shooter protocols

Please review OSU’s Active Shooter Protocols

Sign up for OSU Alerts for real-time emergency alerts

Student Care Team

Bias Incident Response

Sexual Misconduct

Visit Hatfield

Maps and Directions

Travel to Hatfield - parking, bus, carpool and more

Tides and local weather

HMSC listservs

HMSC Community List

HMSC Seminars


HMSC lab managers

HMSC grad students

Science on Tap, COMES, etc.

Social media

HMSC: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

HMSC Student Organization: Twitter, Facebook

Social events

Email MariAnna Hinojosa for more information

New to Newport Guide, created by the Hatfield Student Organization

For the latest information and resources on COVID and other health protocols, visit BEaver Healthy

Meet with Hatfield’s onsite UIT professionals in your assigned classroom to learn the A/V technology available to you. Schedule a training and/or refresher with Ed Cortes prior to course commencement.