Charleston (OIMB) Academic Resources

Student looking at a sample along the beach near the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology

The 100-acre Charleston campus houses 23 buildings, including labs, classrooms, student housing, and a UO Libraries branch. Graduate student offices and research spaces typically are in the laboratories of the faculty members who advise them.

Canvas and Educational Technology Support

Campuswide Canvas and educational technology support are provided by the UO Libraries’ Center for Media and Educational Technologies (CMET), located in Knight Library in Eugene.

Students in Charleston can access Canvas and educational technology.

Some support issues can be handled by the facility manager or by contacting main campus in Eugene for further support.

Canvas Support    Canvas Support for Instructors

Software and IT Services

UO Software Download Center

A variety of software is provided free of charge in over eight computer labs and libraries on campus. Information Services staff can provide consulting or assistance with any software related questions.

A variety of training resources are also available. Login with your DuckID to access and download software available through UO licenses

Download Software

IT Service Catalog

Connect with help and resources for software and apps, accounts and access, networking, file sharing and collaboration, desktop devices and more.

Service Catalog

Professional Development and Advising

Professional development helps ensure success within and beyond academia. We offer numerous drop-in opportunities, seminars, and workshops on topics such as writing, oral communication, job searches, and time management.

Maya Watts
Education Coordinator
541-888-2581 x201

Accessible Education Center

Offering support for accessible education and inclusion of all students with disabilities in the university environment.

Accessible Education Center

UO Libraries Resources

Rippey Library

Located on the OIMB campus, the Loyd and Dorothy Rippey Library is a branch of the UO Libraries that provides learning spaces, collections, research services and technologies to support academic programs.

Oregon Estuarine Invertebrates: Rudys' Illustrated Guide to Common Species (Third Edition)

An open-access resource guide for teachers and students.

Library Collections

The UO Libraries’ collection is the largest in Oregon, with nearly 17,000 journal subscriptions and over 3 million volumes.

The UO Libraries also provides access to Summit, a catalog of the cumulative collections of the Orbis Cascade Alliance, a consortium of 34 college and university libraries in Oregon and Washington.

Off-Campus Access to Electronic Resources

Connect from home or abroad to electronic journals, databases, and other library resources.

Subject Librarians

Connect with your subject specialist librarian for individualized help with your research or teaching needs.

Reservable Rooms and Spaces

Rippey Library Reservable Rooms and Study Spaces

Reserve the Group Study Room or Large Conference Room in Rippey Library.

Visitor Labs

Research stations at OIMB include constant temperature rooms, molecular biology lab, microscope rooms, a darkroom and more.

Additional Resources

Research Equipment List

Microscopes, other lab equipment, field and oceanographic equipment.

Research Fleet

Boats at OIMB are reserved for Researchers, Professors with students; smaller vessel may be used by graduate students on occasion.