Where to watch the April 8 eclipse on campus

Shockers viewing the April 8 solar eclipse can do so at a variety of hotspots on campus. Check out the selfie spots tag on the digital campus map for great locations on campus to watch the eclipse from, including:

  • The south side of Jabara Hall, where starting at 1 p.m., Dr. Jason Ferguson — professor and director of physics at WSU — will have a special solar telescope set up for Shockers to get an up close look of the eclipse.
  • The third floor balcony of the Rhatigan Student Center
  • The Promise Bridge south of Woolsey Hall
  • The Wichita State sign at 21st and Oliver
  • The west lawn of Morrison Hall
  • The Shocker Hall courtyard
  • The Braeburn Square eating areas (and grab a lunch)
  • The seating area north of the RSC
  • The west entrance of Ablah Library

The eclipse begins at about 12:30 p.m., and the best viewing, when the eclipse is at its maximum, is around 1:45 p.m.

And don’t forget to follow guidelines on how to have a safe viewing experience.