Welcome to the website of the Department of Astronomy and Steward Observatory of the University of Arizona. Our students, staff, and faculty work together to improve our understanding of the universe in which we live and to share what we learn in effective and inspiring ways.
We offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs as well as a broad selection of general education courses. Descriptions of course offerings as well as pathways to degrees are available in the Academics section.
The University of Arizona is a world leader in space sciences related research. The research activities pursued by the staff, students, and faculty of the Department of Astronomy and Steward Observatory are introduced in the Research section.
- Professor Buell Jannuzi, Director of Steward Observatory