Night of the Open DoorASU Night of the Open Door events offer a window into the creative energy that powers a world-class university, with hundreds of interactive activities and student, faculty and staff volunteers. Thrill seekers, life-long learners and the just-plain-curious can explore laboratories, living collections and museums on all five of ASU's campuses. Visitors can experience artistic performances, hands-on activities and discover spaces normally closed to public view. ASU Night of the Open Door is a signature event of the Arizona SciTech Festival.

West Open Door


Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016
4-8 p.m.

ASU Night of the Open Door @ West offers events and interactive activities in mathematical and natural sciences, humanities, arts and cultural studies, social and behavioral sciences, along with dozens of hands-on activities that excite curiosity for teachers, kids, lifelong learners and parents. Come see what is happening: Rubik’s Cube Competition, Create Your Own Board Game, Forensic Science Frenzy, Black Widow Spider Science, Bio-dots to monitor stress, Music Quiz. Meet the Arizona Autobots, Minecraft Photo Booth and more! Free!

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Downtown Open Door

Downtown Phoenix

Friday, Feb. 12, 2016
4-8 p.m.

ASU Night of the Open Door @ Downtown Phoenix offers interactive activities, tours and a behind the scenes look into what powers a world class university. Tour the Cronkite School’s state-of-the-art media complex, check out the nutrition kitchen, investigate cadavers, create your own kid-friendly comic strip and get a glimpse of the new Arizona Center for Law and Society. Whether your dream is to work in health, record your news reports or be a future public service leader – ASU Night of the Open Door @ Downtown Phoenix is pure family fun. Free!

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Polytechnic Night of the Open Door


Friday, Feb. 19, 2016
5-9 p.m.

ASU Night of the Open Door @ Polytechnic offers a behind the scenes look into ASU’s state-of-the-art labs and learning environments. Come experience flight simulators, air traffic control simulators, the wonders of algae, Eco Car new-age cars and Camaro Showcase, play classic video, indoor and outdoor games, and enjoy dance and theater performances. Free!

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Thunderbird campus


Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016
4-8 p.m.

Step onto the campus of the oldest and largest graduate school for international business in the world. Since 1946, the Thunderbird School of Global Management, now a unit of the ASU Knowledge Enterprise, has focused on educating global leaders in international business and management. Come learn about cultures from 50 countries, meet T-birds students, shop at an Afghanistan Marketplace, make puppets and build African toys in a fun social and global celebration. Free!

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Night of the Open Door Tempe


Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016
4-9 p.m.

ASU Night of the Open Door @ Tempe is a rare opportunity to get a behind the scenes look into the spaces that house our most innovative projects, including the Biodesign Institute, ASU Super Computer, Mars Space Flight Facility, ASU Marston Exploratory Theater, and more. Hear firsthand from ASU students and faculty about rare poisonous insects, space exploration, volcanoes, drones and robots, medical breakthroughs and Mayan discoveries. More than 300 Interactive hands-on activities, demos, performances offer a wide spectrum of sciences, engineering, humanities and the arts. Free!

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