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BIOL 225 Thomson: Welcome!

Resources and information for BIOL 225, Organismal Biology, with Prof. Thomson

Librarians offer research help online

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Although the campus is closed, librarians are available online the same hours as before:

• Mondays-Thursdays, 8 a.m.-9 p.m.

• Fridays, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

• Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.


Welcome, BIOLOGY 225 Students!

Welcome to the Cañada College Library's subject guide for Organismal Biology!

This guide is intended to help you navigate library services, find a book, locate a journal or article, navigate a database, and find reliable websites. 

On-Campus Wi-Fi available from on campuses from 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Make a reservation!

Currently enrolled students at Cañada College, College of San Mateo, and Skyline College can now reserve a parking space at any of our colleges and get free Wi-Fi for the day.

Reservations are required. Students can pick the campus most convenient to them, fill out the Eventbrite reservation form, print or download their Eventbrite ticket, and follow the instructions. Restrooms are available. Students have in-and-out privileges for the Drive-Up Wi-Fi lot between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Drive-Up Wi-Fi Website/Reservations

Student Drive-Up Wi-Fi Hours are 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Cañada College: Monday-Friday

College of San Mateo: Monday-Saturday (except Fridays)

Skyline College: Monday-Friday (except Wednesdays)

Student Drive-Up Wi-Fi Rules

  • Review COVID-19 symptoms and stay home if you are sick 
  • Make a reservation on Eventbrite and bring your ticket to campus
  • Check in at the Public Safety Access Point
  • Drive to the Wi-Fi lot and park in any space with a GREEN cone
  • Only members of the same household in each vehicle
  • All vehicle occupants must remain in the vehicle except to use restrooms
  • Read and follow all rules on your Eventbrite ticket
  • Abide by the Student Code of Ethics

Bay Area is a biodiversity hotspot

Why the Bay Area is such a great place to study biology!

Three mountain lion cubs

Photo National Park Service (public domain) via Wikimedia commons.