Facilities, Outreach and Research

Geography professor Dr. Melida Gutierrez and a graduate student collect soil samples from an Ozarks stream.

Explore your places for hands-on research.

Academic buildings

CNAS has five on-campus buildings, plus other facilities and research centers around the area.

Our main home: Roy Blunt Hall (former name: Temple Hall)

Temple Hall

910 S. John Q Hammons Pkwy Springfield, MO 65897.

Office Location
Biology department BLUNT HALL 219
Chemistry and biochemistry department BLUNT HALL 423
Dean’s office, College of Natural and Applied Sciences BLUNT HALL 142
School of Earth, Environment and Sustainability


Student Success Office, College of Natural and Applied Sciences


LOCATE BLUNT HALL (TEMPLE) Read: MSU renames Temple Hall to Roy Blunt Hall

Cheek Hall

Cheek Hall

825 S. National Ave Springfield, MO 65897

Office Location
Mathematics department CHEEK HALL 10M
Computer science department CHEEK HALL 203C

Locate Check Hall

Kemper Hall

Kemper Hall

921 S. John Q Hammons Pkwy Springfield, MO 65897

Office Location
Physics, astronomy and materials science department KEMPER HALL 101

Locate Kemper Hall

Kings Street Annex

Kings Street Annex

801 S. Kings Ave Springfield, MO 65897

Office Location
Biology department

Various classrooms, offices and labs


KGSX 311

Locate Kings Street Annex

Plaster Free Enterprise Center

Plaster Free Enterprise Center

405 N. Jefferson Ave, Springfield, MO 65897

Office Location
Cooperative engineering program

PCTR 2002 or 2021

Locate Plaster Free Enterprise Center 


Other facilities and research centers

Experience science to the fullest, beyond the traditional classroom.

Baker Observatory
Explore the stars and the wonders of space.
Bull Shoals Field Station
Immerse yourself in Ozarks wildlife and ecosystems.
Missouri State student looking at a computer monitor in a classroom while others look over their shoulder.
Access on-campus computer labs for your academic or research needs.
Faculty and students in the College of Natural and Applied Sciences at Missouri State conduct research regularly
To advance scientific understanding of water resource quantity, quality, and distribution in Ozarks watersheds
Provides a range of planning and community development services to local governments and public agencies

Outreach services

These offices and programs help us engage the Ozarks.


Prioritizing your safety

Due to the nature of research and experimentation, CNAS is greatly concerned with safety for our students, faculty and staff.

Visit the Environmental Management site to learn more about safety policies and procedures at Missouri State.

Celebrate your research

When you publish an article or book, or present your work at a conference, contact UniversityCommunications@MissouriState.edu or submit news to spread the word about your accomplishment.

Explore the latest research news