Skip to main content

Contact Us

Please feel free to contact the Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics for any inquiries or questions on the following topics.

General mailing addrress:

University of California, San Diego
Recipient's Name
Astronomy & Astrophysics, MC 0424
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093-0424  USA

Departmental Leadership

For inquiries regarding the Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics please contact:

Chair, Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics, 

Professor Alison Coil



srosas.pngManagement Service Officer (MSO),

Sandy Rosas




Graduate Program

For academic matters in the Graduate Program please feel free to contact the following individuals:

Vice-Chair for Graduate Education, Professor Shelley Wright

For graduate admission inquries please contact


Undergraduate Program

For academic matters in the Undergraduate Program please feel free to contact the following individuals:

Vice-Chair for Undergraduate Education, Associate Professor Quinn Konopacky

Student Affairs Advisor & Coordinator, Mikah Al-Arfaj


Communications & News

For communication & press inquiries in Astronomy & Astrophysics please contact:

Communications Committee Chair, Associate Professor Sandstrom

Director of Communications, School of Physical Sciences, Michelle Franklin

A&A Webpage Credits

Webage Image Credits

  • Homepage Banner Images
    • Banner 1: Geisel Library; Photograph by Gregory U. Jauregui, 
    • Banner 2: W. M. Keck Observatory; Photograph by Laurie Hatch Photography.
    • Banner 3: NASA James Webb Space Telescope Carinae Nebulae.
    • Banner 4: Simons Observatory; Photograph by Prof. Brian Keating.
    • Banner 5: Lick Observatory Main Building; Courtesy UCO by Rick Baldridge, Andy Macica, Patrick Maloney, Keith Wandry,  Laurie Hatch Photography.