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Integrate natural and human systems to solve complex problems facing our world. As a student, get hands-on experience with the latest technology in classes with dedicated faculty, through internships, and our active student research opportunities. Our alumni are leaders in consulting firms, business, planning, and governmental agencies.

​Upcoming Events

  • Welcome back! If you are a major or minor, the Department has a Microsoft Teams page for you to keep up to date with student opportunities, scholarships, internships, research opportunities, and club meetings.

    Last but definitely not least, given that Geography and Environmental Studies is a community: show care for your classmates, friends, and others in Geography and Environmental Studies by wearing a mask around Dow Science Building. More information on campus health and safety is here: https://www.cmich.edu/covid19/Pages/Health-Safety-Protocols.aspx#guidelines

​Contact Us

  • Department of Geography
    Central Michigan University
    Dow Science Complex 296A
    Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
    Phone: 989-774-3323
  • Dr. Matthew Liesch
    Department Chairperson
    Dow Science Complex 296B
    Phone: 989-774-1205
    matt.liesch@cmich.edu