SMP Summary Information

Location: Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab)

Mailing address: P.O. Box 500, Batavia, IL 60510-5011

Building: Wilson Hall

Please note: Wilson Hall is currently closed to the public.  Details and procedures will be updated when in-person lectures start at a future date.

Room: One West, which is located on the first floor, atrium level, of Wilson Hall.

GPS: 41°50’19.6″N+88°15’40.3″W

The Fermilab site is open to the public. See this page for details.

Materials: All you need to bring is something for notes.

Slides and recordings from the lectures will be posted with the session schedule each week.

Time:
Lecture: 9 AM to 11 AM
Tour:   11 AM to Noon

 

The lecture is from 9 to 11 AM. Attendance will be taken each week, so please arrive by 8:45 AM to check-in. Check-in is outside of One West. Please be in your seat no later than 8:55 AM.

Tours are from 11 AM to noon. Closed-toe shoes to be worn on tours. Flip-flops, high heels, sandals, or slippers are not allowed.

Timezone: U.S./Central (Chicago time zone)
Drop off: Please note: Wilson Hall is currently closed to the public.  Details and procedures will be updated when in-person lectures start.

Students may be dropped off and picked up at the ground floor west entrance in front of Wilson Hall.  Please park in the west parking lot for pick up to allow clearance for school buses.

Questions: We like it when students participate in the lectures with questions. Don’t be shy; this is usually the best part for everyone. Adults should read this page.
Social Media: If you are posting on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, or other social media sites (that is, pictures you take during the lectures or the tours, or you want to make comments), use the hashtag #FermilabSMP.

Our Facebook page is “Fermilab Saturday Morning Physics”, https://www.facebook.com/FermilabSMP/.