Solar Eclipse Events

Mustang horses in front of an eclipse
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SUNY Morrisville, Academic and Administrative Quads
Event Category
News and Events for Faculty & Staff
Public event
Type of Event

SUNY Morrisville is gearing up for the Great American Eclipse occurring on April 8th, 2024. A number of events are planned leading up to the eclipse and on the eclipse day itself.

March 1st: 

  • Speaking Matt Fagan from the Syracuse MOST will be on campus to talk about the eclipse. Join us at 5:30PM in Charlton Hall Room 125. This event is open to the students, faculty & staff, and the public. Parking is available in G Lot next to Charlton Hall. Event Page Here.

March 25th:

  • Speaker event at the Colgate Visualization Lab & Planetarium. 
  • Signup for the event can be found HERE.

April 8th: Eclipse Day

  • The moon will begin covering the sun at 2:09PM with totality at 3:24PM.
  • There will be tents set up in the Academic Quad starting at noon giving away FREE solar eclipse glasses and pamphlets. Pamphlets will include information about the event and safe viewing information. 
  • Come see our scale model of the inner solar system also set up in the Academic Quad.
  • Half-moon cookies
  • Galaxy stress balls
  • Photo booth 
  • Digital thermometers set up at tents to see temperature drops.
  • Live feed of the official NASA eclipse coverage.
  • Helioscopes set up for safe sun viewing without glasses.