Declaring a Major/Double Major/Double Degree

Students should visit the Geographical Sciences Advising Office during walk in hours (see Hours and Contact page) to start the major change process and obtain the proper paperwork.

After meeting with a Geography advisor, students then attend an academic planning workshop by signing up at http://www.bsosworkshops.umd.edu/.

Students will submit the change/addition of major form with completed academic plan to 2148 Tydings Hall.


Declaring a Minor

Fill out an application form and return to the Geographical Sciences Advising Office during walk in hours (see Hours and Contact page).

Students may declare a minor in any semester, regardless of how many courses they have completed, EXCEPT the semester in which they intend to graduate. 

Any questions may be directed to geog-advise [at] umd.edu

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