The college remains dedicated to a wide range of outreach efforts in the Tucson community, in the optics industry and among our talented graduates.

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OSC AlumniWe are extraordinarily proud of our alumni and the ingenious ways they have moved — and will continue to move  — optical technology forward. Stay connected with us — so that we can stay connected to you. 

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Industrial Affiliates

OSC Industrial Affiliates Group PhotoThe Industrial Affiliates program at the College of Optical Sciences aims to bridge the gap between current optics education and the specific needs of those organizations that employ optical scientists and engineers. Become an Industrial Affiliate today!

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Museum of Optics

Museum of OpticsThe Museum of Optics is a collection of antique and historic telescopes, microscopes, lenses and cameras from the 18th century to the present. Find out more about how to visit the museum in person, or take an online virtual tour.

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In the Community

Students with Fresnel LensWe thrive on community outreach, with faculty, staff and student participation bringing optics education to local schools. Find out more about what we do to bring optics education to light and what resources we have for educators.

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Donors Rick Shoemaker and James WyantPrivate gifts are critical to the continued success of the College of Optical Sciences. Find out how to support current and future generations of optical scientists and engineers, and read more about our current donors and Principals of Opticks.

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Distance Learning

Distance LearningWe aim to deliver the highest quality optics classes to working adults in ways that compliment their educational levels, their professional experiences and their current responsibilites. Several of our highly regarded degree programs are available entirely online or with very limited residency requirements.

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