In order to protect our campus community and prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Department of Astronomy Main Office in West Hall is currently closed to visitors. However, all staff are working remotely and are available virtually or via email.

For emergent questions, please visit the Virtual Main Office, email or call 734.764.3440 from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm and leave a voicemail. Voicemails will be answered promptly and our office staff will do their utmost to answer your questions.

For more updates on how the University of Michigan is handling the situation with COVID-19, we encourage you to visit the University-wide announcements page.

We thank you for your patience and understanding during this time!

How to access the Deparment of Astronomy Virtual Main Office

The Department of Astronomy Virtual Main Office is staffed Monday-Friday from 10 A.M. to 12 P.M. and 1 P.M. to 3 P.M. and can be accessed via Zoom.

Zoom Meeting ID: 939 6627 9897


Phone Number: +1 646 876 9923

The Astronomy main office Administrative Staff are available at the times listed below. Please note that some may not be available during the lunch hour from noon to 1:00 p.m.

Staff Member Title Hours
Nicholle Cardinal Communications Coordinator 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Brian Cox Student Services Coordinator 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Jean McKee Student Services Manager 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Shannon Murphy Lab/Classroom Svcs. Tech. 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  Ph.D. Program Coordinator 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Stacy Tiburzi Executive Assistant 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Bebe Zuniga-Valentino Department Administrator 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.