Facilities at Westminster

Westminster's rural location and outdoor lab facilities are ideal for studying environmental phenomena in their natural setting. More than 100 acres near the main campus are conserved for scientific education and research, including:

  • 50+ acre Field Station
  • 20 acre Brittain Lake
  • 40 acre College Woods
  • 2 miles of nature trails
  • Nature Center
  • Composting Facility
  • Little Neshannock Creek
  • McClure's Run
  • Offutt Microforest
  • Arboretum & Nursery
  • Seasonal Wetland
  • Successional Plots






Indoor laboratory research facilities and state-of-the art instrumentation are housed in Hoyt Science Resources Center.