Biosphere 2 is open to visitors during limited hours Fridays and Saturdays. Please check back frequently for updates on tour availability and safety information.
University Programs Overview
Biosphere 2 has a long tradition of engaging, site-based university education. Proximity to the University of Arizona main campus in Tucson and Arizona State University campuses in the greater Phoenix area, provides myriad opportunities for student involvement that include field trips, retreats, independent study, directed research internships, and residential summer research experiences, as well as interactions with K-12 and public audiences to share the excitement, process, and value of Biosphere 2 science. Undergraduate and graduate students from all over the world have learned at Biosphere 2 and been an integral part of the research and education missions of the unique facility.