Special Events

Weekly Events


  • APS Colloquium: JILA Auditorium at 4pm during the academic year. Refreshments are served at 3:45pm in front of the auditorium.


  • CU STARs 5pm-6pm—location varies, contact leadership for latest information.
  • SWRI Colloquia: Colloquia are normally on Tuesdays at 11:00 am in the 4th-floor conference room of SWRI, 1050 Walnut St, Ste 300, Boulder, CO, 80302.



  • LASP Seminar: LASP Space Tech Building (East Campus) usually at 4:00. Refreshments at 3:45.

  • APS Faculty Research Talks: Thursdays at 3:00 in D142 during Fall only. Designed to introduce first- and second-year graduate students to the department's research, though all graduate students and undergraduate students are welcome.


Monthly Events

Promoting an Inclusive Community in Astronomy (PICA): meets bimonthly to discuss issues and create an additional network to help women find careers in the sciences.

Semesterly Events

Commencement- Winter 2018

Departmental Commencement ceremony and reception for all students will be Thursday, December 20th, 2018 1:00pm-4:00pm, at Fiske Planetarium. The reception immediately follows the ceremony in FISKE lobby. Ceremony includes all Astronomy, Astrophysics, Engineering Physics, and Physics undergraduate and graduate students in a combined ceremony.

Stay tuned for an event on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/aps.cu.boulder/ 

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