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.

GIS Certificate

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



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