Eclipse Countdown

Hill College will be closed for public viewing on Friday, April 5, through Monday, April 8. However, the City of Hillsboro has several viewing locations.

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The City of Hillsboro has many events that are planned. Check out the Eclipseboro locations and events here.

Featured Events

Eclipse One Month Countdown

March 8, 2024 | 8 -10:30 a.m.

Hill College faculty, staff, and students will hear about the impact the Eclipse will have, and how to safely view the Eclipse. 

Eclipse Education Day: A Hands-on Experience

March 19, 2024 | 12 - 1 p.m. | JCC Student Center
March 20, 2024 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. | HCC Cafeteria
March 21, 2024 | 12 - 1 p.m. | BHEC Commons

Students will hear from Dr. Ololo (JCC and HCC) and Dr. Paudel (BHEC) on what an Eclipse is and how to safely view. 

Wonder and Awe: Why Everyone Should Experience A Total Eclipse

March 28, 2024 | 6:30 p.m.

Leticia Ferrer will speak to the community, faculty, staff, and students about her experiences as an eclipse chaser. The April 2024 Eclipse will be her 21st. For more information about her, visit 

Star Party at Eclipseboro Park

April 5, 2024 | 7 p.m.

7:00 p.m. Telescope Setup Begins
7:30 p.m. Presentation by Larry Smith, Park Ranger and Texas Certified Nurseryman, Retired
7:53 p.m. Sunset
8:15 p.m. Laser Tour
8:45 p.m. Telescope Viewing
In collaboration with Eclipseboro (The City of Hillsboro)

Total Solar Eclipse

April 8, 2024 | 1:38 p.m.