Benny Beaver

Oregon State University's plot of virtual reality called Beaver Island is designed to support educational projects and institutional values. Some of the experiences you will find on Beaver Island include:

  • Memorial Union (MU)
  • Cultural centers
  • Disability simulation and information
  • Residence hall samples
  • TAC educational resources
  • Media Services information and lab
  • Experimental classrooms
  • Arnold Dining Hall with nutrition goggles

Beaver Island will grow as a resource as students, faculty, and staff become increasingly involved.

How to Get to Beaver Island

  • Log in to Second Life (the Second Life client must be active to access Beaver Island).
  • After entering the Second Life main grid, open this SLurl in your web browser:
  • Click on “Visit this location."
  • A landmark for Beaver Island will appear on your screen within Second Life. Select teleport to go there.

For information on setting up a Second Life account, please refer to "Getting Started."

Need Help In-World?

Contact avatar Wrenaria Antiesse or TAC Difference in-world for help. Offline IMs will be received the next time either avatar logs back in. Or send an email to and schedule a time to receive help.

If you are faculty/staff and are interested in setting up class activities in Second Life, please contact us. We'd love to hear your ideas