Undergraduate expierence

Life as an undergraduate in physics at ASU’s Tempe campus

As a student in the Department of Physics at Arizona State University, you’ll join forces with one of the most innovative and research-driven universities in the country to transcend the traditional boundaries of physics. You’ll study on the historic Tempe campus with some of the finest researchers, teachers and mentors in the field to gain an in-depth understanding of the laws that govern the physical world and serve as the foundation for all science.

You’ll also have access to a highly qualified team of academic advisors who are committed to helping you achieve success throughout your college experience and beyond. From assisting with course selection to planning your long-term career, our academic success specialists are here for you.

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If you want to amplify your undergraduate experience and take your academics to the next level, we encourage you to get involved in a club, an organization for physics students or a research initiative. It’s a great way to meet fellow students with similar interests while developing highly sought after skills desired by potential employers, such as leadership, communication, problem solving, teamwork, public speaking and more.

  • Sundial – Join a diverse community of undergraduates, graduates, post-docs and faculty who share your interest in the physical sciences academically and professionally.
  • The Society of Physics Students (SPS) – Become a member of a professional physics association that’s explicitly designed for students, like you, who are interested in physics.
  • Undergraduate Research Opportunities – Take part in a research initiative in experimental or theoretical physics to help solve some of society’s most pressing issues.

Each of our student involvement activities and clubs are designed to help you excel academically while in school and beyond. Whether you want to join the workforce or pursue a graduate degree after graduation, these are the type of activities that will help you reach your fullest potential, both personally and professionally.