The Department offers many events on a weekly, monthly, and yearly basis. This include both research- and outreach-oriented events. Furthermore, we occasioanlly organize international conferences and workshops. Find a summary and an updated calendar of events below. You can also subscribe to our events email list by sending an email to with the phrase 'subscribe astro-social-l your_first_name your_last_name'

Recurring Events

EventCoordinated byDateLocation
Coffee Time Graduate Astronomy Organization Mon, Tues, Thur, Fri – 2:30 PM
Wed – 3:00 PM
BRT 311
Astronomy Colloquium Elizabeth Lada Thursdays – 12:45 PM BRT 217
Physics Colloquium Department of Physics Thursdays – 4:05 PM NPB 1002
Theoretical Astrophysics Seminar (Astronomy) Jonathan Tan Monday – 12:40 PM BRT 217
Theoretical Astrophysics Seminar (Physics) Deparment of Physics Monday – 12:40 PM BRT 217
Frontiers of Astrophysics (FALL) Friday – 11:45 AM BRT 007
Journal Club (SPRING) Friday – 11:45 AM BRT 007
Public Nights Francisco Reyes Friday – 8:30 PM Campus Teaching Observatory

Special Recurring Events

EventCoordinated byDateLocation
Starry Night Department of Astronomy; GAO; UAS November 4, 2016 Florida Museum of Natural History
Astrophysics Winter Workshop Jonathan Tan Early March BRT 217
Florida Star & Planet Formation Days Jonathan Tan Early March BRT 217
AstroPOL Mid April Department of Physics
STARS Workshop Department of Astronomy Late March Department of Astronomy