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Room and Board Rates
The fees listed below are the Summer 2018​ rates. Room and board are included in all prices. If staying at the CMU Biological Station, there is no option to waive meals. Room and board rates are subject to change without notice.​

CMU Student Rates
  • Dorm - Daily Rate (per person, per day): $40.00
  • Cabin - Daily Rate (per person, per day): $40.00
  • Campsite - Daily Rate (per person, per day): $36.00

Standard Rates/Room & Board (Mission Aligned rates for all users that are NOT CMU students enrolled in a class at the CMUBS)
  • Dorm (per person, per day): $54.00 ($43.00 if you apply before May 1)
  • Cabin (per person, per day): $54.00 ($43.00 if you apply before May 1)
  • Campsite (per person, per day): $44.00 ($39.00 if you apply before May 1)
  • Faculty/Staff/Researcher Housing (per person, per day): $76.00 ($61.00 if you apply before May 1)
  • Immediate family members staying with faculty/staff/researcher in space provided while on CMU business (teaching class or doing research): $30.00 (13 and older) ($24.00 if you apply before May 1), $20.00 (ages 5/12) ($16.00 if you apply before May 1)

Standard Rates/Room Only(Mission Aligned rates for all users that are NOT CMU students enrolled in a class at the CMUBS)
  • Dorm (per person, per day): $22.00
  • Cabin (per person, per day): $22.00
  • Campsite (per person, per day): $17
  • Faculty/Staff/Researcher Housing (per person, per day): $44.00

NOTE:
  • First cancellation of a reservation results in disqualification of eligibility for discounted rates
  • Second cancellation of a reservation disqualifies you from making future reservations
For CMU Biological Station users not lodging at the Biological Station
  • Breakfast: $8.00
  • Lunch: $10.00
  • Dinner: $14.00
Mileage for Additional Transportation
  • $1.00 per mile
  • Auditorium Use: $150.00 per day, 1-7 hours
  • Bench Use (for individuals): $25.00 per day
  • Classroom/Lab Use (for groups): $100.00 per day
  • Dining Room Use (for groups): $150.00 per day
  • Greenhouse Space use: $25.00 per day
  • Linens (towels or bed) $4.00 per request
    • Note: dorm and cabin residents must provide their own linens
  • Lost Key: $50.00
  • CMUBS Group Tour Daily Charge: $100.00, less than 3 hours
  • CMUBS Group Tour Daily Charge: $250.00, more than 3 hours
  • NOTE: for non-mission aligned rates, please contact John Gordon, Station Manager, at gordo2jj@cmich.edu
CMU Biological Station Scholarships