Not Sure...

YES

You are considered a VISITING DIVER. Please note Smithsonian RESEARCH ASSOCIATES are also considered Visiting Divers.

 

NO

Proceed to question #2

YES

  1. Are you a full time Federal or Trust SI Employee?  See EMPLOYEE information.
  2. Are you working for the SI under a contract?  See CONTRACTOR information.
  3. Are you receiving a stipend for an Internship or Fellowship?  See INTERNSHIP or FELLOWSHIP information.

 

NO

Proceed to question #3

 

YES

  1. If you are not receiving official pay for your time while performing diving activities for SI, you must be registered as an SI Volunteer or Intern.  See VOLUNTEER or INTERNSHIP for more information. 
  2. If you are volunteering with another organization and diving at SI facilities, you will be diving with the SDP as a RECIPROCITY DIVER.

 

 

NO

If your answer is NO to all of these questions, CONTACT an SI Unit Diving Officer at the location where you intend to dive.