Sanford Stadium is walking distance form the law school and law library! The university will have the eclipse broadcast onto the jumbotron at the stadium for those who do not have viewing glasses. They will also hand out a select amount of glasses to the first people to show up between 1 and 4 pm today! Here is more information from UGA’s Archnews email about the event:
For those attending the viewing, here are a few notes about the event.
- Viewing the eclipse directly without protective glasses may result in serious eye damage.
- Please be sure to take proper precautions when viewing the eclipse. The American Astronomical Society’s recommendations for safely viewing the eclipse can be found at: https://eclipse.aas.org/eye-safety.
- There will be a limited number of protective glasses. They will be handed out by volunteers. Those who do not have protective glasses may view the eclipse on the Jumbotron.
- Parking on campus is set up for a normal academic day. There is no designated parking for this event. The UGA Transit system will be running as usual.
- All gates on the north side of the stadium from Gate 2 to Gate 4 will be open at 1 p.m.
- Guests are permitted to bring their own water bottles and backpacks.
- Restrooms will be open and ready.
- Concession stands at Section 109-110 will have fountain drinks, bottled water and packaged snacks.
- Water fountains are available throughout Reed Plaza and the north side of the stadium.
- The east end zone will be available for ADA seating.
- Three beverage portables with bottled water will be available at the top of section 102, 104-105 and 106-107.
For more information, see http://calendar.uga.edu/index.php/detail/eclipse-viewing-event-at-sanford-stadium
You can also watch NASA’s coverage of the eclipse online at: https://www.nasa.gov/eclipselive/#NASA+TV+Public+Channel