Itasca Biome Center

The University of Minnesota's Itasca Biological Station and Laboratories Campus Center features 12,000 square feet of technology-enabled classroom/laboratories, offices, computer/library, and an auditorium with flexible seating for 150 people.

Biome Center at Itasca

The Itasca Campus Center is available for year-round activities.  Located in the beautiful outdoor setting of Itasca State Park on the shore of Lake Itasca, the building serves not only students and researchers, but also provides space for small or large conferences, meetings, and retreats.

Housing available on campus includes cabins with kitchen facilities or bunk-style cottage cabins that sleep 6 to 10 people.  Dining is available for larger groups.

Interested in using the Itasca Campus Center for a conference or retreat? Contact

Large indoor atrium with woodstove and wet bar for receptions.

Inside the 150-seat auditorium with flexible seating and table arrangements.

One of three classroom/laboratories for instruction, small meetings, or breakout groups.

Public computer lab and library.    

Natural lighting in the sun corridor