Geographic Information Sciences

Current Events

Fall 2019 NC ArcGIS Users Group Annual Conference

September 18-20, 2019, Wilmington, NC: See the NC ArcGIS Users Group website: 

Junior ROTC Orienteering Event @ UNCW 

September 21, 2019

North Carolina Planning Conference 

October 8-11, 2019, Wilmington, NC: See website:

Global Marine Science Summit @ UNCW:

October 8-11, 2019

Applied Geography Conference:

October 23-25, 2019, Charlotte, NC


November 13, 2019

NC Coastal Conference:

November 18-19, 2019, Wilmington, NC

Southeastern Division of the AAG:

November 24-25, 2019, Wilmington, NC

2019 American Association of Geographers annual Meeting:

APRIL 3-7, 2020: See the AAG website: 

Would you like to visit us? Here is a map to the Visitor Parking Lot: Please use M Lot which is located next to the baseball field. See the campus map

Campus Map

Are you interested in advancing STEM education? Check out this paper about how to use GIS to improve STEM education.

GIS is used in a vast array of applications spanning natural resources, business, and social sciences. Here is a list of the disciplines that utilize geospatial technology.

Here is how GIS at UNCW can change the way we teach, do business, and conduct research.

Do you know of current events and/or activities? Please send to Dr. Joanne Halls (