• Retirement reception in honor of Patricia Kelley and Richard Laws April 14, 2016; 3 - 4 p.m. (more)

  • Sigma Gamma Epsilon - Theta Kappa Chapter inducts founding members (more)
  • Dr. Doug Gamble won the Southeastern Division of the Association of American Geographers’ (SEDAAG) 2015 Outstanding Service Award. (more)
  • Hydrogeology Assistant Professor - job opening
  • Remote Sensing Research Lab hosts visiting Fulbright Researcher, Dr. Sabah Aljenaid (more)

Patricia Kelley
Dr. Patricia Kelley was recently recognized with the nation's highest undergraduate teaching honor. (more)


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    Fall - April 15
    Spring - October 15 - apply by January 30 for funding priority
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    Fall - July 1
    Spring - November 15
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The Department of Geography and Geology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington houses a diverse faculty of teachers and scholars whose expertise and research programs span the social, physical, and biological sciences. Our educational programs emphasize experiential, field-based, active learning and we strive to provide all students with opportunities to participate in research through internships, independent study, honors theses, and applied learning courses.  Our degree programs prepare the student for advanced studies or for teaching, research and technical careers.

We offer the following degrees:

In addition, many faculty participate in either the Master of Arts (M.A.) in liberal studies or the Master of Science (M.S.) in marine science.

Contact Us

DeLoach HallDepartment of Geography and Geology
University of North Carolina Wilmington
DeLoach Hall
Department Office - DL 102
601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403-5944
Tel: 910 962-3490
Fax: 910 962-7077

The Department is located in DeLoach Hall -- find us on this interactive campus map.

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