The College's Campus Buildings

BIO Biological Laboratories
BOT Biological Greenhouse
FNT Larry R. Faulkner Nano Science and Technology Building
GEA Mary E. Gearing Building
GDC Bill & Melinda Gates Computer Science Complex
MBB Louise and James Robert Moffett Molecular Biology Building
NMS Neural Molecular Science Building
NHB Norman Hackerman Building
PAI T.S. Painter Hall
PAT J.T. Patterson Laboratories Building
RLM Robert Lee Moore Hall
SEA Sarah M. and Charles E. Seay Building
WEL Robert A. Welch Hall
WCH Will C. Hogg Building

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BIODIVERSITY CENTER FIELD STATIONS

Brackenridge Field Laboratory

In the heart of Central Austin along the Colorado River, the 90-acre Brackenridge Field Lab provides easy access to natural experimental space for college biologists and ecologists and their students. The lab includes several ecosystems representative of Central Texas and state-of-the-art greenhouses.

Stengl "Lost Pines" Biological Station

Only 40 minutes east of Austin, the 208-acre Stengl "Lost Pines" Biological Station sits within the unique "Lost Pines" ecosystem near Smithville, Texas. The "Lost Pines" are a geographic outlier of Loblolly Pine (Pinus taeda) more than 120 miles west of the current limits of the species.

MARINE SCIENCE INSTITUTE 

This Marine Science Institute, perched on the shores of a Gulf Coast barrier island in Port Aransas, Texas, hosts the Department of Marine Biology. The department has full access to many unique marine ecosystems around the Gulf of Mexico and manages the Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve, which encompasses 185,000 acres of coastal ecosystem.

MCDONALD OBSERVATORY 

The McDonald Observatory is one of the world's leading centers for astronomical research, teaching, and public education and outreach. Observatory facilities are located atop Mount Locke and Mount Fowlkes in the Davis Mountains of West Texas, which offer some of the darkest night skies in the continental United States. Home to the Hobby-Eberly Telescope, Star Parties and StarDate radio.