Geographic Information Systems

Fieldwork is an important part of the GIS program. Here students are mapping a section of the Coast of Maine
students with mapping equipment

Welcome to GIS at the University of Southern Maine!

The goal of the Geographic Information Systems program at the University of Southern Maine is to support and expand the use of GIS and related technology by students, faculty, and staff throughout the University. We are also a resource for GIS users in the community.

News & Events

GIS Clinics in Gorham will be held on Wednesdays, from 9:00-11:30 AM in 302 Bailey.
Portland GIS Clinics will be held on Mondays from 12:30-2:30 in room 128 Wishcamper
Portland GIS Clinics will be held on Mondays from 12:30-2:30 in room 128 Wishcamper.

Room 302 Reserved: GEO/GEY 340

Room 302 Reserved: GEO/GEY 340

Event Date and Time: 
Friday, February 3, 2012, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, February 10, 2012, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, February 17, 2012, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, March 2, 2012, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, March 9, 2012, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, March 16, 2012, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, March 23, 2012, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, April 6, 2012, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, April 13, 2012, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, April 20, 2012, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, April 27, 2012, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, May 4, 2012, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, January 11, 2013, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, January 18, 2013, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, January 25, 2013, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, February 1, 2013, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, February 8, 2013, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, February 15, 2013, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, March 1, 2013, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, March 8, 2013, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, March 15, 2013, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, March 22, 2013, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, April 5, 2013, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, April 12, 2013, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, April 19, 2013, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, April 26, 2013, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, May 3, 2013, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, May 10, 2013, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, January 24, 2014, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, January 31, 2014, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, February 7, 2014, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, February 14, 2014, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, February 28, 2014, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, April 11, 2014, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, April 18, 2014, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, April 25, 2014, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, May 2, 2014, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, May 9, 2014, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, March 7, 2014, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, March 14, 2014, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, March 21, 2014, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, March 28, 2014, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: 
302 Bailey Hall
Contact Name: 
Thea Youngs
Contact Phone: 
207-272-5536
Contact Email: 
tyoungs@usm.maine.edu

GIS teaching lab is reserved for Digital Mapping class.  Room 304 will be available for use.

April 18, 2014
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
302 Bailey Hall

Gorham GIS Clinic

Gorham GIS Clinic

Event Date and Time: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, February 8, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, February 15, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, February 29, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, March 7, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, March 21, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 4, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 11, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 18, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, May 2, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, September 5, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, November 7, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, November 28, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, February 6, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, March 6, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 3, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, May 1, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, May 8, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, October 2, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, October 9, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, November 6, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, December 4, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, February 5, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: 
302 Bailey Hall
Contact Name: 
Thea Youngs
Contact Phone: 
207-780-5063
Contact Email: 
tyoungs@usm.maine.edu

Open to the public. Bring your GIS questions, problems, or just stop by to chat with the GIS faculty and staff.

April 23, 2014
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
302 Bailey Hall

Room 302 Reserved: GEO/GEY 340

Room 302 Reserved: GEO/GEY 340

Event Date and Time: 
Friday, February 3, 2012, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, February 10, 2012, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, February 17, 2012, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, March 2, 2012, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, March 9, 2012, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, March 16, 2012, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, March 23, 2012, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, April 6, 2012, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, April 13, 2012, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, April 20, 2012, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, April 27, 2012, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, May 4, 2012, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, January 11, 2013, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, January 18, 2013, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, January 25, 2013, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, February 1, 2013, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, February 8, 2013, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, February 15, 2013, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, March 1, 2013, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, March 8, 2013, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, March 15, 2013, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, March 22, 2013, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, April 5, 2013, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, April 12, 2013, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, April 19, 2013, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, April 26, 2013, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, May 3, 2013, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, May 10, 2013, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, January 24, 2014, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, January 31, 2014, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, February 7, 2014, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, February 14, 2014, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, February 28, 2014, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, April 11, 2014, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, April 18, 2014, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, April 25, 2014, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, May 2, 2014, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, May 9, 2014, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, March 7, 2014, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, March 14, 2014, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, March 21, 2014, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, March 28, 2014, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: 
302 Bailey Hall
Contact Name: 
Thea Youngs
Contact Phone: 
207-272-5536
Contact Email: 
tyoungs@usm.maine.edu

GIS teaching lab is reserved for Digital Mapping class.  Room 304 will be available for use.

April 25, 2014
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
302 Bailey Hall

Portland GIS Clinic

Portland GIS Clinic

Event Date and Time: 
Monday, January 30, 2012, 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Monday, February 6, 2012, 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Monday, February 13, 2012, 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Monday, February 27, 2012, 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Monday, March 5, 2012, 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Monday, March 12, 2012, 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Monday, March 19, 2012, 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Monday, April 2, 2012, 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Monday, April 9, 2012, 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Monday, May 7, 2012, 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Monday, April 23, 2012, 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Monday, April 30, 2012, 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Monday, September 24, 2012, 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Monday, October 1, 2012, 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Monday, October 15, 2012, 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Monday, October 22, 2012, 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Monday, October 29, 2012, 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Monday, November 5, 2012, 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Monday, November 12, 2012, 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Monday, November 19, 2012, 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Monday, November 26, 2012, 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Monday, December 3, 2012, 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Monday, December 10, 2012, 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Monday, December 17, 2012, 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Sunday, January 27, 2013, 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Monday, February 4, 2013, 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Monday, February 11, 2013, 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Monday, February 25, 2013, 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Monday, March 4, 2013, 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Monday, March 11, 2013, 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Monday, March 18, 2013, 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Monday, April 1, 2013, 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Monday, April 8, 2013, 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Monday, April 15, 2013, 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Monday, April 22, 2013, 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Monday, April 29, 2013, 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Monday, May 6, 2013, 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Monday, September 9, 2013, 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Monday, September 16, 2013, 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Monday, September 23, 2013, 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Monday, September 30, 2013, 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Monday, October 7, 2013, 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Monday, October 21, 2013, 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Monday, October 28, 2013, 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Monday, November 4, 2013, 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Monday, November 11, 2013, 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Monday, November 18, 2013, 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Monday, November 25, 2013, 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Monday, December 2, 2013, 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Monday, December 9, 2013, 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Monday, December 16, 2013, 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Location: 
128 Wishcamper
Contact Name: 
Thea Youngs
Contact Phone: 
207-780-5063
Contact Email: 
tyoungs@usm.maine.edu

Open to the public. Bring your GIS questions, problems, or just stop by to chat with the GIS faculty and staff.

128 Wishcamper

Gorham GIS Clinic

Gorham GIS Clinic

Event Date and Time: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, February 8, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, February 15, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, February 29, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, March 7, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, March 21, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 4, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 11, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 18, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, May 2, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, September 5, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, November 7, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, November 28, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, February 6, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, March 6, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 3, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, May 1, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, May 8, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, October 2, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, October 9, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, November 6, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, December 4, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, February 5, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: 
302 Bailey Hall
Contact Name: 
Thea Youngs
Contact Phone: 
207-780-5063
Contact Email: 
tyoungs@usm.maine.edu

Open to the public. Bring your GIS questions, problems, or just stop by to chat with the GIS faculty and staff.

April 30, 2014
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
302 Bailey Hall

GIS Certificate

The Certificate in Applied Geographic Information Systems is designed to provide practical GIS skills to both full time students and working professionals.

 

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Spring 2014 Course Offerings

Spring 2014 Offerings:


GEO 108/ESP 108/CPD 622: Introduction to ArcGIS (Th 5:35-8:05 PM), Portland

GEO 308/608: GIS Applications I, Blended Course with 3 Saturday meetings

GEO 340/GEY 340: Digital Mapping (F 9:00AM-3:00 PM), Gorham

GEO 458/658: GIS Applications III, (M 3:00-5:30 PM), Portland, or Online

Certificate Electives in Other Departments:

COS 160: Structured Problem Solving: Java (TuTh 1:15-2:30 PM, or TuTh 4:10-5:25, or MW 10:15-11:00 AM), Portland

COS 170: Structured Programming Laboratory (W 11:45 AM-1:00 PM, or Th 2:45-4:00 PM, or Th 5:35-6:50PM), Portland

For Schedulining and Locations, Please see Mainestreet.

If you are not in a degree program and would like to register, instructions are at the Non-Degree Students Page