Research Spotlight

Submerged Aquatic Vegitation

Students and Faculty work closely together on the St. Mary's River Project to increase the population of S.A.V.


Alumni Spotlight

Alumni Spotlight

Check out the latest edition of the SMCM BioLog - the Biology Alumni newsletter!


Biology Department Manuals & Forms

Biology Safety Manual - All students working in a biology lab must read this!! 

Biology Lab Etiquette Policy – All biology students working independently in Schaefer Hall, including student workers, teaching assistants, SMP students and students conducting directed research, must read this policy and all will be asked to sign and abide by a safety contract.

Biology Style Manual - The purpose of the Department of Biology Style Manual is to guide the writing and presentations required of biology students throughout their time at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. The Style Manual provides a standard format for writing and gives the specific requirements and expectations that department instructors will use to evaluate written work.

Student Travel Grant Application – This form is for students applying for travel money to present their St. Mary's research at a professional conference.

Student Teaching Assistant (TA) Form- This form is for students who are applying to be a biology laboratory teaching assistants. 

Supply Order Request Form - This form is used by students to order supplies for their independent research or SMP.

Guidelines for requesting Letters of Recommendation from the Biology Department - Describes what you need to tell us in order to get a letter of recommendation.

SMP Application Form - This form is used the semester before you want to start your SMP.

Assistant Aquarist Application Form -  Application for students who wish to help in the wet lab.