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Free Solar Eclipse Glasses for Students and Employees

Grab a free pair of glasses provided by the Office of the Chancellor while supplies last from one of the locations below to safely enjoy the solar eclipse on Monday, April 8! 

Knoxville will experience a 90% partial eclipse beginning at 1:49 p.m., with the peak coverage at 3:07 p.m.

The Department of Physics and Astronomy will set up solar telescopes on the roof of the Nielsen Physics Building for those who'd like to join them. For more information, visit

We also highly recommend heading up to Ayres Lawn!

Glasses will be available for students, faculty, and staff at these locations beginning on Thursday, April 4:

  • Student Union Information Desk - OUT OF STOCK
  • TRECS Front Desk - OUT OF STOCK
  • Hodges Library Circulation Desk - OUT OF STOCK
  • Pendergrass Library Circulation Desk - OUT OF STOCK

*while supplies last. Limit one per person.

Monday, April 8 at 1:49pm to 4:23pm


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