Who to contact:

Department Leadership

Department Head: Dr. Piper Gaubatz
Associate Head for Curriculum: Dr. Steve Petsch
Associate Head for Finance and Administration: Dr. Forrest Bowlick
Associate Head for Professional Development: Dr. Michele Cooke
 

Undergraduate Advisors for Department Majors:

Geography Major Undergraduate Advisor: Dr. Toby Applegate
Geology and Earth Systems Majors Advisor: Dr. Steve Petsch
Major Coordinator for the Department of Geosciences: Dr. David Boutt
 

Graduate Program Directors for Department of Geosciences:

Geography Graduate Program Director: Dr. Qian Yu 
Geosciences Graduate Program Director: Julie Brigham-Grette
 MS Geography-GIST Concentration Graduate Program Director: Dr. Forrest Bowlick
1-year MS Geosciences-Hydrogeology Concentration: Dr. David Boutt
 

Academic Program Coordinators

Geography Program Coordinator: Dr. Eve Vogel
Geosciences, Geology, and Earth Systems Program Coordinator:

Environmental Science Program Coordinators: Dr. David Boutt and Dr. Marco Keiluweit (Stockbridge School of Agriculture)
 

Human Resources 

geohr@umass.edu Human Resources tasks and questions about post-docs, ad comp, IPO related issues for foreign graduate students and post-docs, and personnel actions. 

Hiring & Appointments

geohr@umass.edu Graduate TA & RA student appointments and hiring undergraduate students’ actions.

Payroll

geotime@umass.edu Payroll for all department hourly employees’ questions. Time and Attendance Reporting. 

Travel

geotravel@umass.edu All travel questions concerning and documents for travel reimbursement should be accompanied with information about the travel: who, when where; copies of receipts; funding source, including Speed Type#.  Submit all reimbursement paperwork electronically.      

UMass bank card (formerly ProCard)

geoprocard@umass.edu UMASS bankcard scanned receipts and reallocations documents.   Reimbursement requests should be accompanied information about the expense: who, when, where; copies of receipts; funding source, including Speed Type #.  Submit all reimbursement paperwork electronically.       

Accounting

geoacctg@umass.edu Purchase orders, invoice/bill payments other reimbursement and reallocations (excluding Travel and UMASS bank card reimbursement). Submit all reimbursement paperwork electronically.

Department IT support

net@geo.umass.edu

Webpage and Social Media

For all department webpage and social media requests please e-mail Joe Kopera, department digital communications coordinator.