As a student in the Geography Department, you have access to numerous resources that can enhance your academic experience—from library resources for research and projects to employment opportunities in the field.

Course Planning Guide

Students can save a copy of the Geography Department’s Course Planning Guide to your personal Google Drive. Our Planing Guide is designed specifically for our department to map your progress toward your major, joint major, or minor in Geography.

GIS Data

Find multiple GIS Data on the Web for regional, national, and international GIS data.

Research Support

The department has gathered key Research Support resources to help you navigate your projects, including guides, journal indexes, librarian contacts.

Technology Support

From general Middlebury tech resources to specific support for geography students, find the technology support you need.

Study Abroad

Many Middlebury students choose to study abroad at some point. Students majoring in geography may choose to go abroad to complement the department’s course offerings. These study abroad guidelines can help you plan. 


The J. Rowland Illick Prize was established in 1986 by friends, colleagues, and former students in honor of Middlebury’s geography professor for 40 years.

Jobs in the Field

Common resources for job listings related to geography.