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Visiting Campus

The best way to learn more about the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) is to visit campus. UNL has three campuses which are approximately two miles apart: City Campus, East Campus, and Innovation Campus. CASNR is located on UNL's picturesque East Campus.

Students can schedule a campus visit online at least two weeks from the visit date. If you wish to visit sooner or if you have questions, call the Campus Visits Office toll free, 1-800-742-8800 (select Campus Visit option) or directly at 402-472-4887, and someone will assist you. The Visitor's Center is staffed Monday thru Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Karen Francis
To visit East Campus, contact Karen Francis at (402) 472-2942 or
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East Campus Visitor's Center

East Campus Visitors Center

You will be attending some of your classes on East Campus — a tree-lined, wide-open campus with a small-college atmosphere. Where faculty know you by name. Where you see friends each time you walk across campus. We would love for you to experience East Campus for yourself by visiting us in our East Campus Visitor's Center. To visit East Campus, contact Karen Francis at (402) 472-2942 or

EC Visitor Center Hours

M-F 9 am to 5 pm

Beadle Building

Beadle Center

The Beadle Center for Genetics and Biomaterials Research is a center for learning and research. This 140,000 square foot facility continues to maintain the latest in technology for both teaching and research. Located on the Eastern edge of City Campus, the building houses a variety of research and teaching spaces to perform leading studies in exciting arenas in a safe environment. The building houses the Center for Biotechnology, Department of Biochemistry, School of Biological Science, Center for Plant Science Innovation, Redox Biology Center, and Microbiology Undergraduate Program.

Innovation Campus

Innovation Campus

The newest housing for CASNR programs is the Nebraska Innovation Campus. This research campus in a new development just minutes from East Campus and City Campus where partnerships between the University and private sector may be facilitated. At full build capacity, the NIC will be a 2.2 million square foot campus with buildings designed to meet the needs of researchers, scientists, business people and educators who are the forefront of global innovation. In 2015, the NIC became the new home to CASNR’s Food Science and Technology Department.

East Campus Recreation Center

The new East Campus Recreation and Wellness Center is located on the original site of the Activities Building (built in 1926). The Activities Building’s original exterior walls with their beautiful tall archway windows have been incorporated into the rejuvenated design that has added new structures to the west, east, and south. The 57,000 square foot interior received a complete renovation with a brand-new floor plan and modern finishes and amenities.

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