Daemen to Give Away Free Eclipse Glasses

By | March 27, 2024

Stock photo of a solar eclipse.Daemen University will provide eclipse glasses so the campus community can safely enjoy the total solar eclipse experience on April 8, 2024.

The partial eclipse starts at 2:04 p.m. with the totality beginning at 3:18 p.m. and lasting nearly four minutes. You can safely look at the sun during an eclipse by wearing certified protective eyewear.

Eclipse glasses and a limited number of eclipse swag bags will be available on Wednesday, April 3 from 11-1 p.m. in the Social Room in the Yurtchuk Student Center.

Watch as Dr. Hannah Attard, an assistant professor of physics in the Natural Sciences Department, explains more about the total solar eclipse and how you can safely watch the once-in-a-lifetime event:

The Amherst Campus will be closed on April 8, with all classes and events canceled.