Immerse yourself in a specialized program while gaining hands-on experience in an accelerated class environment.
  • State-of-the-art James C. Gillingham Academic Center and Research Facilities
  • Small class size and close interaction with faculty
  • Utilize field techniques to reinforce concepts
  • Several scholarship opportunities are available

Classes are available for High School, Undergraduate and Graduate Students, as well as Non-Student Workshops.


For CMU Students
  • Registration for classes at the CMU Biological Station on Beaver Island is done through CentralLink.
  • Registration opens February 22, 2021.
  • Classes at the CMU Biological Station are designated with a 'z' in the course number (Example: BIO 213z)
  • Once you are registered, you will be sent housing information.
For Non-CMU Students Seeking Class Credit
For Non-CMU Students Seeking Non-Credit Workshop

Please Note:

  • All courses are tentative until finalized by the Registrar
  • You can only take one course at a time if courses have overlapping dates

Need more information?

John Gordon
CMU Biological Station Manager
Brooks 216