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Spring 20 Registration Begins Nov. 18: Nov. 18-Dec. 31 (week one with appointments that stay open)
Group Advising Session: Wed., Nov. 20 (12-1) GEP Environ. Systems (ES) and GST concentrations, ENSP C&R track 1&2, and GEOG Majors in STEV 3065
Group Advising Session Tuesday: wink ALL GEP CONCENTRATIONS- in STEV 3065-Tues., Nov. 19 (12-1)
New Date for Planning Commissioners Conference: Saturday, February 1, 2020-More Info. Coming Soon!
Interested in Energy, Management, and Design?: enlightenedFind out more about our BS Degree!
Thanksgiving Holiday: Thursday, Nov. 28 & Friday, Nov. 29-Campus will be Closed

Welcome to the Department of Geography, Environment, and Planning (GEP). We prepare students for careers in environmental professions, for graduate studies, and for their role as informed and thoughtful global citizens. We offer degrees in Geography and Environment (BA) and Environmental Studies (BS) with emphasis on:

  • Understanding human-environment conflict and collaboration
  • Building resilience with environmental systems
  • The application of geospatial and quantitative analyses to solve complex environmental and societal problems
  • Designing resource-resilient and socially just communities
  • Planning urban spaces for sustainability