The Department offers many events on a weekly, monthly, and yearly basis. This include both research- and outreach-oriented events. Furthermore, we occasionally 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
Astronomy Colloquium Elizabeth Lada Thursdays – 12:45 PM BRT 217
Astro-ph Discussion Desika Narayanan Tues, Fri – 1:00 - 2:00 PM BRT 311
Coffee Time Graduate Astronomy Organization Mon, Tues, Thur, Fri – 2:30 PM
Wed – 3:00 PM
BRT 311
Physics Colloquium Department of Physics Thursdays – 4:05 PM NPB 1002
Theoretical Astrophysics Seminar (Physics) Department of Physics Wednesdays – 01:45 PM NPB 2165
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 October 27, 2017
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Florida Museum of Natural History
STARS Workshop Department of Astronomy Late March Department of Astronomy