Department of Physics and Astronomy


Student Organizations

The Physics & Astronomy Club

Join the St. Cloud State Physics and Astronomy Club! Some of our recent activities include field trips to NOvA (2017), FermiLab (2015), the Xcel Monticello Nuclear Plant Open House (2014), the Soudan Mine (2013), the Xcel Sherco Generating Station (2012), board game nights, pumpkin drops, and canoe trips on the Mississippi River.  Follow us on Facebook or send an email to

2015 Student Organization Educational Award

Come to our Fall 2017 Meetings4 p.m. Wednesdays, ISELF 118

Professional Physics Organizations

Various professional physics organizations offer resources and opportunities to students:

Past Club Activities

Trip to see the MINOS far detector (a neutrino experiment) at the Soudan Mine, Minnesota in 2013

2013 field trip to see the Soudan Mine and MINOS neutrino detector

Summer canoe trips down the Mississippi in 2014 and 2015


2015 club kayak trip down the Mississippi