VSU Planetarium Policy

Our planetarium shows for school groups and civic organizations (up to 47 visitors) may be scheduled through the Event Services office (229 333-5998, or email:  facility@valdosta.edu). Shows may be scheduled on Tuesdays or Thursdays from 10:00am or 11:30am. These shows are presented by astronomy students trained in the operation of the planetarium; times available for shows are limited. Please observe the following policies when requesting a show:

  1. Groups must comprise at least ten individuals.
  2. We provide shows for non-profit civic organizations and for school groups in grades K-12. For grades 8 and under we request that one adult chaperone per ten students be included in the group.
  3. The planetarium seats 47; for reasons of safety groups may not exceed this number (including chaperones).
  4. Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance of the requested date.
  5. The planetarium is closed from mid-May to mid-August.

The Calendar of Evening Public Planetarium Show this Year

Groups May Choose from these Shows or Request a Topic 


Planetarium Show