Highlands Biological Station is open to visitors. Masks are still required in the Nature Center, but are no longer required on campus, including the Botanical Garden. Highlands Biological Station is offering academic and public programming this summer. For the safety of the HBS summer community, before being permitted to work or study at HBS prospective summer students, teaching faculty, and researchers must provide documentation of (1) having received a Covid-19 vaccine or (2) a negative Covid-19 test taken within 3 days of planned arrival.

Classroom, Lab, and Bench Space Fees

Fees collected help cover maintenance and operational costs of running HBS. Note that Member Institution affiliates receive a 20% discount on housingcourses and workshops, and instructional/research space. And fees are covered if you are a Grant-In-Aid recipient. 

Classroom/Teaching Labs – $25/day

  • Coker Seminar Room
  • Coker 108 (GIS Classroom)
  • Coker 104 (general/dry wet)
  • Coker 117 (main teaching lab)
  • Biodiversity Classroom (general dry/wet)
  • Cooke Outdoor Teaching Pavilion
  • Stowers Outdoor Teaching Pavilion

Research Bench Space and Dedicated Labs

  • Coker Research Lab/Offices (112, 114, 115, 116). Includes use of main research labs – $25/day
  • Research Labs w/assigned bench space – $20/day
    • Coker 109 (main research lab)
    • Aquatics Lab
    • Molecular Lab

Nature Center Research Rooms w/assigned bench space – $10/day