Department of Geosciences
The Department of Geosciences is home to NDSU's Geology and Geography programs. We are also home to about 50 undergraduate majors, who participate in a close-knit environment with opportunities for research, field trips and other educational experiences. We invite your inquiries into our program and to arrange for an appointment and tour.
Please join us for the 2018 NDSU Geoscience Alumni and Friends weekend!
Friday, October 5th
12:00 - 1:00 Lecture by NDSU Alum Jerry Mayer, 134 Stevens Hall
"Geology, Drilling, and Completions in the Bakken Petroleum System"
4:00 - 5:00 Tour of labs in Stevens and Geoscience Halls
5:00 - 6:00 Cocktail Hour and Appetizers in the Alumni Center
6:00 - 7:00 Dinner in the Alumni Center
7:00 - 9:00 Presentation and Social Hour
$25 per person
Bourbon Glazed Pork with Garlic and Herb Smashed Potatoes
Chicken Roulade with Wild Rice Blend
Vegetable Wellington with Seasoned Baby Potatoes
All meals will come with a Spinach Salad
Saturday, October 6th
9:00 - 4:30 Field trip: Landscapes and Geology of eastern North Dakota
$15 per person
A boxed lunch will be provided choices between turkey, ham, or veggies sandwich.
Register for the event at:
Darwin Days 2018
Darwin Days Speaker:
Departmental Newsletter: The Buffalo Rock • Summer, 2017
Departmental Strategic Plan: Goals & Metrics
Course Planner: Course Planner • 2018
Curriculum Guide Curriculum Guide
Why Study Geology? Learn more about the career opportunities associated with becoming a geologist.
Lake Agassiz Rock Club: a public group interested in collecting/trading rocks and minerals and learning about geology. Meetings are held at 7:30 pm on the first Wednesday of the month (except in summer), at Stevens Hall Room 136, NDSU. The public is invited.
Graduate Program in Environmental & Conservation Sciences: The ECS Program is a cross-disciplinary M.S. and Ph.D. program at NDSU. Faculty in the Department of Geosciences can advise graduate students in the program.
Make a Donation: NDSU Geosciences welcomes your donations in support of its undergraduate field training and scholarships. Learn more.