Welcome to the Department of Physics, Astronomy, and Meteorology

The department is unique in the Connecticut State University System in offering competitive undergraduate and graduate programs in Earth and Planetary Sciences and Meteorology.

Earth and Planetary Sciences Program Brochure (undergraduate)

Earth and Planetary Sciences Program Brochure (graduate)

Meteorology Program Brochure

Physics Placement Test Schedule Information

The Weather People...our own student TV weathercasters!!


Undergraduate Degree Programs

Bachelor of Arts

Earth and Planetary Sciences

Bachelor of Science

Meteorology (Option:  Broadcast Meteorology)
Secondary Education: Earth Science

Minor Programs

Earth Science

Program in Engineering Technology at Central Connecticut State University

Students are advised of a special engineering technology program leading to a bachelor's degree at Central Connecticut State University. This technical specialization can be in manufacturing, industrial systems, or construction engineering technology. For further information, please contact Dr. Alice Chance, WCSU Department of Physics, Astronomy, and Meteorology, or review the program's web page.

Graduate Degree Program

WCSU Weather Information

Current Conditions in Danbury

Current Conditions

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Wind: 7MPH from the S
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Pressure: 30 in.
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Emergency / Weather Alert Information

The Emergency / Weather Alert will be posted on the WCSU home page any time an emergency or bad weather causes a delay, cancellation or early closing of the university.

Weather Alert Example

 Visit the Emergency / Weather Alert page

Greater Danbury 5-Day Forecast

Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Slight chance for a morning shower, partly sunny and pleasant.
Partly sunny and pleasant.
Mostly cloudy, chance for some showers.
Chance for morning rain then some afternoon sunshine.
Mostly sunny and mild.
36° / 59° 34° / 56° 36° / 43° 39° / 54° 33° / 54°