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Physics Department working with Jefferson Lab to build multiple particle detectors.


Welcome to the Society of Physics Students at Old Dominion University. Our organization is dedicated to the advancement of Physics at ODU.

After a very successful Annual Pumpkin Drop, we are looking forward to our trip to the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Greenbank, WV this spring, as well as guest speakers and other interesting activities and events throughout the year.

Come join us by contacting any of our officers or stopping by the SPS Lounge in the Oceanography and Physics Building room 136.

Our mailbox is located in the Office of Student Activities and Leadership (OSAL) Office in room 1071 Webb Center.


What We Do!

The SPS Annually Hosts a Pumpkin Drop on the South Lawn of the 9 Story Batten Arts and Letters Building. The event is typically held during Halloween.

Pumpkin Drop Guidelines

The Society offers opportunities to learn outside of the classroom, including Nitrogen demonstrations and conference support.

The Society of Physics Students druing their visit to NASA Goddard Space Flight Center located in Greenbelt, Maryland.