The Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) supports higher education and research in Louisiana and elsewhere
through the availability of courses, personnel, facilities and vessels.
For instructors, LUMCON is a unique facility for a variety of field trips to supplement lecture topics.
For students, LUMCON offers university courses throughout the year and hands-on field opportunities for learning.
LUMCON has video conferencing capabilities to broadcast courses, seminars and lectures to classrooms across the state and country.
For researchers, LUMCON provides dormitory facilities, vessels and lab space for research in nearby habitats.