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WyGISC is an interdisciplinary research and education institute at the University of Wyoming

Providing a healthy and safe campus environment is our top proority for the University of Wyoming. In response to concerns regarding the novel coronavirus COVID-19, WyGISC is operating primarily in virtual mode with our main office closed to walk-in traffic and the majority of our employees working remotely from home. During this time, email communication is the best way to reach one of us. Please consult our People page to access contact information for specific individuals or send an email to

If you wish to contact us by phone, please call 307-766-2532 and follow the voice directory or leave a message and someone will get back to you within one working day. 

Thank you for your understanding. 

We're  focused on the development and education of geospatial information and technologies and their applications. Our mission is to advance the knowledge and application of geographic information science and technology through research, education, and service. WyGISC aspires to become a premier interdisciplinary academic center in geographic information science research and education while strengthening our unique leadership role in service and outreach to the university, state, and region.


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We offer undergraduate, graduate, and certificates in Geospatial Information Science & Technology.


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WyGISC's topics of research vary based on the disciplinary specializations and technical expertise of the personnel.


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We maintain and build many applications using spatial data and technology.


News & updates

WyGISC News and Events:

UW Trustees Approve Launch of Geospatial Information Science Degree Programs

June 2020 - The University of Wyoming will offer new degree and certificate programs to meet changing student demands and workforce needs, following action by the UW Board of Trustees.



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Department 4008
1000 E. University Ave
Agriculture Building C.
3rd Floor
Laramie, WY 82071

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