Directions & Visitor Information

BEI is located in the Biorenewables Research Laboratory (BRL) on the west side of the Iowa State University campus. It is part of the Biorenewables Complex.

The main entrance is on the south side of the building via the Sukup Atrium in the center of the complex. The main entrance to the atrium is on the east, but it can also be entered from the south and north. During office hours, you can also enter the BRL via its northwest entrance.

617 Bissell Rd, Ames, IA 50011-1098
Lat/Lon: 42.02784, -93.65291

Visitors to BEI often tour the BioCentury Research Farm, located at 1327 U Avenue, Boone, Iowa, just off of Highway 30 west of Ames. See directions to the BCRF

Parking

[MAP]Biorenewables Complex

If you are visiting someone in the BRL and have been told you will receive a parking pass, you can park in the reserved spots (marked by red signs) in Lot 6 west of Sukup Hall. Also, there are a limited number of metered parking spots in Lot 9 northwest of the complex.See nearby parking lots (at Iowa State’s Facilities Planning and Management site)

Bus Service

Iowa State University is served by CyRide, the city of Ames bus service. There is a CyRide stop east of the Biorenewables Complex on Bissell Road.  See route map.

Bike Racks

Ample bike racks are located on the northwest corner and on the south side of the Biorenewables Complex.

Internet Access

Guests of Iowa State can get Internet access privileges for seven days. See instructions on ISU’s Information Technology site.

Iowa State is also part of the Eduroam initiative. See instructions on ISU’s Information Technology site.

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BRL Building Information (at Iowa State’s Facilities Planning and Management site)

Directions from Des Moines International Airport to Iowa State University (Google Maps)



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