Originally constructed as a rest home and private golf club, Wright Hall still serves as the "heart" of BIOS, housing the kitchen, dining room, living room/lounge, multiple residential accommodations, and the newly remodeled Development Office, as well as spacious porches and outdoor seating areas that overlook Ferry Reach. Visitors to BIOS can choose from multiple options while staying at BIOS:
1- and 2-bedroom suites (sleeping area, living area, kitchen, and bathroom)
Single, double/twin, and triple rooms "en suite" (includes private access bathroom)
Rooms with a shared bath (accessible via public hallway)
All visitors are encouraged to bring their laptops with them to take advantage of our wireless Internet in reception, Wright Hall and other convenient locations. BIOS is pleased to offer a 10% discount for stays of 30 consecutive nights or longer. In addition, the on-site kitchen offers visitors the opportunity to join students and staff for three meals each day, including fresh fruit, salad, soup, bread, and a either a meat or vegetarian entree. Please refer to the BIOS Facility Fees document for meal and room rates.
Small grants may be available to help defray in-house costs, such as lab rental, facilities fees, truck/boat rental, accommodations, or SCUBA tank rental. Please refer to the Grants-in-Aid guide for more information or contact the Grants-in-Aid Officer.