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Student Organizations


Gamma Theta Upsilon (GTU) Geographical Honor Society

Gamma Theta Upsilon (GTU) is an international honor society in geography. Gamma Theta Upsilon was founded in 1928 and became a national organization in 1931. Members of GTU have met academic requirements and share a background and interest in geography. GTU chapter activities support geography knowledge and awareness.



SOGIS (Society of Geographic Information Science)

SOGIS promotes GIS geography, networks with GIS professionals in a wide range of fields, shares internship and job opportunities on various forums, and designs projects. SOGIS organizes and hosts TXST GIS Day annually on November 17.


SUPO (Student Urban Planner's Organization)

A professionally sponsored group of students, The Texas State University Student Urban Planner’s Organization seeks to expand the academic and field-work knowledge of all students ordained within the Department of Geography by utilizing tenured wisdom presented by guest lecturers, faculty, and noted alumni as well as applying skill and knowledge to semester projects, field work, and encouraged trips.

Supporting Women in Geography (SWIG)

Supporting Women in Geography (SWIG) is an official Texas State student organization in the Department of Geography. Our meetings and activities provide students, faculty, and staff a variety of opportunities for academic, social, and intellectual development and networking. SWIG acknowledges that women are a minority in the Geography department, and we believe it is important to bring that to light.



The WaterAid Chapter at Texas State is committed to supporting WaterAid International's mission of community built water systems, sanitation infrastructure, and hygiene education, while taking action locally to protect and conserve the world's most precious resource: water.


Geology Club

We are an official Texas State student organization in the Department of Geography, dedicated to bringing together students with an interest in geology.



We are a diverse gathering of students who share a common appreciation for the environment. Through our local actions, we encourage progress and growth towards a global, sustainable future. We put this mission into action through three pillars of ECO; education, service and change.