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Gamma Theta Upsilon

Welcome Honor Students



Gamma Theta Upsilon (GTU) is an international honor society in geography. 

Founded in 1928, GTU became a national organization in 1931. Members meet academic requirements and share a background and interest in geography. 

GTU's goals are:

  • To further professional interest in geography by affording a common organization for those interested in the field.
  • To strengthen student and professional training through academic experiences in addition to those of the classroom and laboratory.
  • To advance the status of geography as a cultural and practical discipline for study and investigation.
  • To encourage student research of high-quality, and to promote an outlet for publication.
  • To create and administer funds for furthering graduate study and/or research in the field of geography.

Visit Gamma Theta Upsilon’s website for more information.