The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies is operating remotely as part of UNM’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Our offices in Bandelier West and our computer lab in Bandelier East are closed, but our faculty and staff remain in contact via email and can schedule videoconferences as needed.  Here are several sources of information to help you navigate the unprecedented situation we are all sharing:

  • If you have questions about departmental business, email
  • If you have any questions about coursework, contact your instructor directly or email Department Chair Chris Duvall (
  • If you have any concerns about the department’s response to COVID-19, or if you need any support in managing the impacts of the pandemic on your schoolwork, email Department Chair Chris Duvall (
  • If you need information about the department’s Spring 2020 graduation, visit our 2020 Graduation page
  • If you have questions about our Fall 2020 course schedule, visit our Upcoming Semesters page. To apply for scholarships for online course fees for fall semester, please complete this form
  • If you would like information from UNM about its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, visit the university’s Coronavirus Information page
  • For statewide information about COVID-19 in New Mexico, some resources include the
  • For geographic data on COVID-19 nationally and internationally, several sources are


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Chris Duvall
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(505) 277-0518

Geography &
Environmental Studies

Mailing Address:
MSC 01 1110
1 University of New Mexico
AlbuquerqueNM 87131

Physical Location:
Bandelier West & East

Phone: (505)277-5041