Students who are interested in more information about majors or minors in geography, meteorology, Geographic Information Science (GIS), or Sustainable Natural Environments are advised by Maureen Deisinger.

Maureen Deisinger

Her normal hours are:

M-F 8:00 - 5:00 in 108 Major Williams Hall

You can reach Ms. Deisinger for appointments through the Student Success Collaborative at:


If that does not work call or email at:

Phone: (540) 231-6886

Email: mdeising@vt.edu



All graduate students are currently advised by Dr. Andrew Ellis

Contact information:

111 Major Williams Hall

Phone: (540)-231-8049

Email: awellis@vt.edu


Office Management:

Ms. Karen Bland is the Departmental and Graduate Student Administrative Assistant in the Department of Geography.

Contact information:

115 Major Williams Hall

Phone: (540)-231-7557

Email: kbland@vt.edu