Staff at the NCI at Frederick are encouraged to think green and participate in the campus Carpool program, operated in association with Commuter Connections. All you have to do is go the Carpool website and register for the free program. Commuter matches and negotiations are done online. For more information about the program you may contact Julie Hartman.

Housing Resource List

The housing resources list is provided as a courtesy to all employees of the NCI at Frederick and its' system of support contractors. If you have a property to add to the list or would like to view the listing, please click on "Housing Resource List". If you need to remove a listing or have any questions, please contact Julie Hartman.

Elementary Outreach Program (EOP)

The Elementary Outreach Program provides the opportunity for elementary school students to receive supplemental science training through hands-on experiences. The program is supported by the NCI at Frederick and its' system of support contractors who have entered into a formal partnership agreement with the Frederick County Public School System. We encourage our volunteers to take the program to schools in their neighborhoods if they live outside of Frederick County. If you would like to volunteer or just want to know more about the program, please sign up using the volunteer form on the EOP site or send an email to

Farmers' Market at the NCI-Frederick

Established in 1997, the Farmers’ Market offers a wide range of products including (but not limited to) fruits, vegetables, baked goods, cut flowers, honey, herbs, Emu and Alpaca products, soaps, coffee, cheese, Black Angus beef, olive oils and vinegars, plants, and a wide range of crafts. In May, we hold our annual Spring Market and Plant Sale and in November and December we offer our Special Holiday Markets. The information provided below applies to regular season Markets only.

Location: In front of Building 549/Scientific Library/Conference Center/Cafeteria
Dates: The Market dates change each season, but regular season (early June through late October) Markets are always held on Tuesdays.
Hours: 11:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. for regular season Markets
For More Information: Market Manager, 301-846-1956.
Vendor Application: Farmers' Market Vendor Application

More Programs

Special Initiatives

  • Spring Research Festival
  • The SRF gives us an opportunity to showcase the nature of our research, the discoveries we have made, and the challenges we face in the fight against cancer, AIDS and other infectious diseases worldwide, to the community.
  • Take Your Child to Work Day
  • The purpose of TYCTWD is to introduce children, ages 6 to 13, to the vital public services that their parents provide in support of the Institutes's mission and to encourage future careers in science. All employees are welcome to bring their children, ages 6 to 13, to work on this day if approved by the employee's supervisor and safety rules are followed. For additional information, please go to the official TYCTWD website at or call the TYCTWD phone line for the at (301) 846-7338.
  • Wellness Challenge
  • The NCI at Frederick and Fort Detrick have joined together in the pursuit of wellness. The challenge is to lose 1 ton of weight; walk, run, or bike around the world; and peform 1 year (in hours) of other fitness activities. Visit our site to get health tips, log your progress, or find a workout buddy.