University of Oregon

Oregon Marine Students Association

What is OMSA? 

The Oregon Marine Students Association (OMSA) is a student-fee-funded program that enhances the cultural and educational atmosphere of the OIMB campus.

What does OMSA do?

    • • Hosts an ice cream social at the start of each term to provide an opportunity for students to get to know each other and OMSA
    • • Hosts an annual Invertebrate Ball where students dress up as their favorite spineless sea creature
    • • Hosts occasional beach bonfires
    • • Hosts a mixer for all marine biology majors once per year on the Eugene campus
    • • Provides occasional outings to cool local places
    • • Provides NW forest passes for accessing local recreational areas
    • • Sponsors movie nights at the OIMB Boathouse
    • • Provides recreational equipment such as camping gear, volleyballs, soccer balls, basketballs, and badminton rackets as well as board games and puzzles
    • • Sponsors and maintains the OIMB Fitness Center

Contact information:
OMSA Directors
Lauren Rice lnr@uoregon.edu

Christina Ellison cellison@uoregon.edu