Gamma Theta Upsilon

The International Geographic Honor Society


GTU Announcements

June, 2015: GTU is moving! The office will be closing temporarily. For initiate reports after June 12th, please see the note here.

April, 2015: Issue 10 of the GTU Quarterly Newletter is now available. Download it here.

February, 2015: Issue 9 of the GTU Quarterly Newletter is now available. Download it here.

2014 Award winners:
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Why should you join GTU?

Gamma Theta Upsilon membership is earned through superior scholarship; it is an honor, and a professional distinction. Lifetime membership is $40.

Members receive a handsome certificate, suitable for framing.

No further membership dues are paid to the national organization after the initiation fee.

Many members choose to remain active in GTU after graduation, by joining Omega Omega, the Alumni Chapter of GTU.

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Benefits of GTU Membership

Most chapters sponsor speakers, campus-wide programs, field trips and social events and participate in service functions.

Members can participate in numerous extra-curricular activities.

Membership provides a network where you can become better acquainted with other geography students and can meet and talk with geography faculty informally.

Members can improve their expertise in the field of geography by learning things not normally dealt with in the classroom.

Members are eligible to apply for Gamma Theta Upsilon scholarships.

Membership in an academic honor society is evidence of your dedication and competency in your career field. Some employers give hiring preference to honor society members.

For Membership Information: Ask your local chapter officers or GTU faculty advisor for information on membership procedures, and the many benefits of joining Gamma Theta Upsilon.