Education/ Training

News/ Events
   GIS Day

     Planning Committee
     Presentation Archive



Student Groups

UCGIS Home Page
University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS)

GIS Education and Training at KU


Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS)


Urban Planning
  UBPL 710- Introduction to Housing Policy (Instructor, Kirk McClure)
  UBPL 716- Community and Neighborhood Revitalization (Instructor, Daniel Serda)
  UBPL 756- Advanced Seminar in Urban Transportation Planning (Staff): Apply GIS to transportation modeling using the TransCad software to forecast future transportation conditions for a local municipality.
  UBPL 802- GIS Applications for Design and Planning (Donna Luckey, Instructor): Explore a GIS applications at different scales using projects in architecture, site planning, environmental planning, urban analysis and regional analysis.


Upcoming GIS and Statistical Workshops
GIS Workshops are listed under Data Analysis and Statistics.

Training Resources

Online GIS Tutorials are freely available to KU students, staff and faculty. See a list of courses and contacts for registration.

Hands-On Assistance:
Please contact Rhonda Houser (rhouser@ku.edu or 864-1238) or Xan Wedel (xan@ku.edu or 864-9111).

Teaching Resources

Sample Lessons: Using GIS in the Classroom - ESRI
Geography Lesson Plans - National Geographic Xpeditions
GIS Course Materials - Rocky Mountain Mapping Center and Sinte Gleska University
GIS Tutorials and Instruction Sets : Step-by-step instructions for specific tasks- University of Alberta

The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in the university’s programs and activities. Retaliation is also prohibited by university policy. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and are the Title IX coordinators for their respective campuses: Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity & Access, IOA@ku.edu, 1246 West Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS 66045, 785-864-6414, 711 TTY (for the Lawrence, Edwards, Parsons, Yoder, and Topeka campuses); Director, Equal Opportunity Office, Mail Stop 7004, 4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway, KS 66205, 913-588-8011, 711 TTY (for the Wichita, Salina, and Kansas City, Kansas, medical center campuses).