Project DEEP

Over 200 students participate in Project DEEP offered each semester at UMass Amherst. Project DEEP (“Diving Education Extension Program”) is a nonprofit organization that offers courses in both basic and advanced diving for credit through the Natural Resources Conservation program. Project DEEP has dive bases out of Gloucester and Rockport. The course puts undergraduate and graduate students in touch with the world’s oceans.

Program Type: 

Course Name and Number: 

SCUBA; NRC 120

Impact Area: 

Program Participation: 

Program identifies community participants.

Program Start (and End Dates): 

May 1, 1979

Partner(s): 

Project DEEP
127 Eastern Ave.
Gloucester, MA 01930
United States
Natural Resources Conservation Program
451 W St # 1
Amherst, MA 01002
United States

Program Director: 

Dave Stillman

Program Director's Email Address: 

Program Contact: 

Dave Stillman

Contact Email: 

UNIT: Colleges, Schools, Departments, Centers, and Institutes: 

College of Natural Sciences/Environmental Conservation

Number of faculty involved: 

Student Involvement: 

Yes

This Project Receives External Funding: 

No

Assessment Mechanism: 

No