The Department of Physics and Astronomy has a variety of facilities to meet the academic needs of students, faculty, and staff. These facilities include a student nerd lab, a light board multi-purpose studio, teaching laboratories, research laboratories, and observatories. The Department also shares a machine shop and a MakerSpace with other departments at Sonoma State.

Course Related Facilities

  • Lightboard Multi-Purpose Studio
  • Teaching Laboratories
  • Student Nerd Lab
  • Student Lounge, where SPS leaders can meet, or students can use this room to study, work with a tutor, or tackle their latest assignments in a study group.

Research Facilities

The Physics and Astronomy faculty are actively engaged in a variety of STEM education and research areas, each of which has a dedicated lab space.

Other Facilities

Following are facilities that the Department shares with other departments in the School of Science and Technology.