GIS Day poster

GIS Day, short for Geographic Information Systems Day, is a worldwide annual event that celebrates the use and advancements in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology.

The Department of Geographical Sciences commemorates GIS Day every year with an Open House in November. Stayed tuned for details about GIS Day 2024. 

High school students are invited to an array of activities, including a lecture, a campus tour, lunch at a dining hall and much more. See last year's program.

Excused absence notes are provided.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Valeria Morales at vmorale2 [at] umd.edu.

Check out GIS Day 2022