Department of Physics (Physics/Engineering, Science Education)

TrebuchetTrebuchet Launch (Fall '23)

Physics lab research R Alvarado physics major robotics codeRoman Alvarado, Advanced Lab (Spring '19)

Youtube clip with Megan Rhea from Fall 2022, Physics Secondary Education


Welcome to UWRF Physics - Part of the UW System Center of Excellence in Undergraduate Physics and Chemistry.

See our Alumni Profiles highlighting success of our graduates in a wide variety of endeavors.

Explore our course array in physics, engineering, astronomy, and astrophysics within a supportive learning environment.

We provide adaptable course plans in physics and engineering for numerous career specializations:

We offer several scholarships for physics majors and UWRF has a wide array of university scholarships available.

Our faculty is one of the most gender-balanced in the country and we encourage all students to arrange for a personal visit and apply. Traditional or non-traditional students, veterans, women, students of color, and LGBTQ students have found our department a positive place to pursue their college degree.

Active learning with student research, excellent teaching, individualized advising, and public outreach are the core of our mission.

Physics Tutoring/Study Center, CSH 114 (a great place to study, laptops available, come see us!)


5 pm - 8 pm


5 pm - 8 pm


4 pm - 8 pm


4 pm - 8 pm

Contact Us

Physics Department
127 Centennial Science Hall

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