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


Graduate students are advised by individual faculty in the department.

For general graduate program inquiries:

Dr. Korine Kolivras
123 Major Williams Hall
Email: korine@vt.edu

Office Management:

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

Contact information:

Ms. Karen Bland
115 Major Williams Hall
Phone: (540)-231-7557
Email: kbland@vt.edu