The Astronomy Main Office Staff will be away from their virtual offices Wednesday, November 25 through Friday, November 27 for the Thanksgiving break. We hope everyone stays safe and enjoys a short break and time to recharge for the rest of the term ahead!


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, 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!

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.
Kate Davis Graduate Program Assistant 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Shannon Murphy Lab/Classroom Svcs. Tech. 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Jenn Henry 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.