photo collage of geospatial analysis field and lab activities, as well as layered maps

As of Spring 2020, GAC is a virtual center due to COVID-19 social distancing restrictions. Student, faculty, and staff access to data and/or computing can be done via VPN. Requests for research and geospatial outreach should email Dr. Jessica McCarty ( Requests for access to data and VPN can be sent to Ms. Robbyn Abbitt (


Final Exams
(May 10-15)

May Commencement
(May 15)

Summer Classes Begin
(May 18)

Memorial Day
(May 31)

Independence Day
(July 5)

Student Spotlight

photo of Abby Heublein"Urban and regional planning relates primarily to the mechanisms that go into building a city, and when you add the sustainability angle, you develop a new question of how to make a city greener and more efficient. This is very interesting to me, because I am constantly thinking of the connections between people and their environment."

- Abby Heublein, Class of 2021

Read what Abby and others had to say about GAC and Miami.