On campus and in the surrounding area, Oberlin offers a variety of sites for research and coursework in the biological sciences.
Biology Field Sites
Oberlin students often accompany faculty members in a variety of local and regional field sites to conduct research.
Oberlin’s Teaching Garden
Oberlin’s pollinator garden is a vibrant living classroom for the biology department housed on the first floor of the Science Center.
On the roof of the Science Center, a 2,580 square-foot greenhouse provides the ideal space for botanical investigations by students and faculty. The greenhouse collection features a wide range of tropical plants including orchids, bromeliads, ferns, and arums, as well as cactuses and succulent species.