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Steward/Astronomy Specific Guidelines for Responding/Adapting to COVID-19 Pandemic

May 11: The Steward  guidelines linked below are outdated. If you have questions, especially about furloughs and return-to-work, please start by contacting your supervisor. Much information has arrived recently, and new guidelines will appear as soon as we can write them. The links to things such as the University COVID-19 pages, the College of Science papers, the UA Health Alerts, and the CDC pages are automatically the latest versions.


April 6: the policy document (linked in bold below) has been updated.

March 19, 4pm: Here is Zoom information behind NetID including the zoom-channel schedules. (We have added phone numbers).


Here are the Steward guidelines/information of 8am on April 6. They supercede and extend previous guidelines.


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Graduation 2020

On May 14, 2020, we used a "webinar" program to join from afar faculty, staff, parents, friends, relatives, and astronomy alumni. We all gathered to celebrate 29 graduating undergraduate astronomy majors and 12 astronomy minors.The list of names follows this text. Four screenshots, along with the text of former astronaut Dr. George "Pinky" Nelson's speech are given in the following five links: ONE, TWO, THREE,...

For the public
For Public

Public events include our Monday Night Lecture Series, world-reknowned Astronomy Camp and Mt Lemmon Sky Center.

For Students

A good place to start if you want to become an undergrad major or grad student, or need to find our schedule of classes.

For Scientists
For Scientists

Find telescopes and instruments, telescope time applications, staff and mountain contacts, and faculty and staff scientific interests.