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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:

Paleontological Discovery


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.


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Department of Geosciences
North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-8785 or +1 (701) 231-8455 / Fax: (701) 231-7149
Campus Address: Stevens Hall 127 or Geosciences Building 201
Mailing Address: NDSU Dept 2745  PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050


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