Housing

The CMU Biological Station provides comfortable and clean housing.

  • Groups and students are housed in the campground cabins, dorms, and campsites.
  • Researchers are housed in campground cabins, dorms, campsites and faculty housing.

Faculty/Researcher Housing

Unit 1
  • Number of bedrooms: 2
  • Number of beds: 4 (two twin beds in each room; sleeps 4)
  • Kitchen space: Full kitchen (stove, 1/2 refrigerator, coffee pot, microwave)
  • Living space: Shared, Fireplace
  • Bathroom: Shared 1/2 bath (no tub)
Unit 2 (same as Unit 1)
  • Number of bedrooms: 2
  • Number of beds: 4 (two twin beds in each room; sleeps 4)
  • Kitchen space: Full kitchen (stove, 1/2 refrigerator, coffee pot, microwave)
  • Living space: Shared, Fireplace
  • Bathroom: Shared 1/2 bath (no tub)
Unit 3
  • Number of bedrooms: 3
  • Number of beds: 5 (two twin beds in bedroom 1 and bedroom 2; one twin in bedroom 3; sleeps 5)
  • Kitchen space: 1/2 refrigerator, coffee pot, microwave
  • Living space: Shared, Wood Stove
  • Bathroom: Shared (full bath)
Unit 4 (same as 3 above, but with 1 more bed)
  • Number of bedrooms: 3
  • Number of beds: 6 (two twin beds in bedroom 1 and bedroom 2; one bunk bed in bedroom 3; sleeps 6)
  • Kitchen space: 1/2 refrigerator, coffee pot, microwave
  • Living space: Shared, Wood Stove
  • Bathroom: Shared (full bath)
Unit 5
  • Number of bedrooms: 3
  • Number of beds: 3 (queen in bedroom 1; full in bedroom 2; full in bedroom 3; sleeps 3-6)
  • Kitchen space: Full kitchen (stove, refrigerator, coffee pot, microwave)
  • Living space: Shared
  • Bathroom: Shared
Unit 6
  • Number of bedrooms: 3
  • Number of beds: 3 (queen in bedroom 1; full in bedroom 2; bunk bed in bedroom 3; sleeps 3-6)
  • Kitchen space: Full kitchen (stove, refrigerator, coffee pot, microwave)
  • Living space: Shared
  • Bathroom: Shared
Cooks Cabin (not on the lake)
  • Number of bedrooms: 2
  • Number of beds: 5 (two bunk beds in one room and one full bed in the other room)
  • Kitchen space: None (microwave, refrigerator)
  • Living space: Shared
  • Bathroom: Shared
Campground Cabins
  • 0.3 miles from CMUBS main campus
  • Most campground cabins house six people
  • Furnishings include mattresses and beds, two desks and a couch
  • Men's and women's restrooms/showers are centrally located
  • Laundry facilities available
Cabin 1 - Castor
  • Number of beds: 6 (3 bunk beds)
  • Common living area: couches, chairs, tables
  • Notes: Relatively far from both bathrooms; toward the back of the campground; more private
Cabin 2 - Esox
  • Number of beds: 6 (3 bunk beds)
  • Common living area: couches, chairs, tables
  • Notes: Close to the men's bathroom; toward the back of the campground; more private
Cabin 3 - Gavia
  • Number of beds: 6 (3 bunk beds)
  • Common living area: couches, chairs, tables
  • Notes: Closest to the men's bathroom
Cabins 4A - Phiddipus and 4B - Pinguicula
  • Number of beds: 8 (4 bunk beds; 2 bunk beds on each side of the duplex; sleeps 4 on one side and 4 on the other)
  • Common living area: couches, chairs, tables
  • Notes: Duplex cabins are slightly newer and nicer; close to the men's bathroom
Cabin 6 - Navicula
  • Number of beds: 6 (3 bunk beds)
  • Common living area: couches, chairs, tables
  • Notes: Closest to the front of the campground; closer to main campus; near men's bathroom
Cabin 7 - Cirsium
  • Number of beds: 6 (3 bunk beds)
  • Common living area: couches, chairs, tables
  • Notes: Close to the front of the campground; closer to main campus; near men's bathroom
Cabins 8A - Plethodon and 8B - Quercus
  • Number of beds: 8 (4 bunk beds; 2 bunk beds on each side of the duplex; sleeps 4 on one side and 4 on the other)
  • Common living area: couches, chairs, tables
  • Notes: Duplex cabins are slightly newer and nicer; close to the men's bathroom; relatively close to the women's bathroom
Cabin 9 - Nerodia
  • Number of beds: 6 (3 bunk beds)
  • Common living area: couches, chairs, tables
  • Notes: Refinished cabin (painted, carpeting); close to the women's bathroom
Cabin 10 -Tamais
  • Number of beds: 6 (3 bunk beds)
  • Common living area: couches, chairs, tables
  • Notes: Close to the women's bathroom; painted walls and carpet
Campsites
  • Each site has nearby electricity
  • Picnic tables
  • Fire pit
Campsite 1
  • Has electric access; equal distance from bathrooms; back of the campground
Campsite 2
  • Has electric access; equal distance from bathrooms; back of the campground
Campsite 3
  • Has electric access; closer to the men's bathroom; back of the campground
Campsite 4
  • Has electric access; closer to the men's bathroom; front of the campground
Campsite 5
  • Has electric access; closer to the women's bathroom; back of the campground
Dormitories
  • Dormitories are located in the Matt and Ellie Hohn Center adjacent to the Main Lodge and Dining Hall
  • Separate men's and women's wings
  • Shower facilities are immediately adjacent
  • Dividers separate bunks and provide storage for personal belongings
  • Laundry facilities available

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