Gamma Theta Upsilon: The Geography Honor Society

Gamma Theta Upsilon Beta Phi invites you to join usGTU is an international honor society in geography that aims to further professional interest in Geography, strengthen student and professional training and encourage student research. Membership is earned through superior scholarship and therefore it is an honor and a professional distinction.

  • Members must be in their 4th semester of study, working towards a Geographical Sciences or related degree or minor, have a minimum 3.3 GPA cumulative and in all Geographical Sciences classes and attend meetings and events
  • $40 initiation fee (one time fee)
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  • Visit the GTU/Geography Club Website
  • Contact umdgtu [at] for more information




The American Association of Geographers

The American Association of Geographers (AAG) is a nonprofit scientific and educational society founded in 1904. For 100 years the AAG has contributed to the advancement of geography. Its members from more than 60 countries share interests in the theory, methods, and practice of geography, which they cultivate through the AAG's Annual Meeting, two scholarly journals (Annals of the American Association of  Geographers and The Professional Geographer), and the monthly AAG Newsletter.