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There are several hotels and vacation rentals in Ocean Springs and nearby Biloxi. Many hotels offer state rates upon request.

Hotels in Ocean Springs:

VRBO Ocean Springs AirBnB Ocean Springs

Hotels in nearby Biloxi:


Students! A limited number of affordably priced rooms have been reserved in the GCRL Dorm for undergraduate and graduate students for $23/night. The dorms are located just a few steps away from the oral presentation rooms on the GCRL Halstead campus. Email Ben Weldon (Benjamin.Weldon@usm.edu), GCRL's Housing and Conferences Service Manager to reserve a room. Dorm rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

GERS is an affiliate society of the Coastal Estuarine Research Federation (CERF). CERF members receive great benefits, including access to an international job board and tools for early career scientists to become leaders in their fields. Regular GERS dues may also be paid at the same time as CERF dues. Join or renew your CERF membership today!


Other CERF Affiliates:

  • Southeast Estuarine Research Society (SERS)
  • Atlantic Estuarine Research Society (AERS)
  • Pacific Estuarine Research Society (PERS)
  • California Estuarine Research Society (CERS)
  • New England Estuarine Research Society (NEERS)
  • Atlantic Canada Coastal Estuarine Science (ACCESS)


Contact Us

Please email us with any questions at GERSSecretary@gmail.com

Gulf Estuarine Research Society 

703 E. Beach Dr., 

Ocean Springs, MS 39564 USA




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