Department of Geography and the Environment

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For all travel authorizations, reimbursements and cash advances please use the College of Liberal Arts, Central Business Services website:

Faculty Profile WebPage Database

The Faculty Profile Editor allows faculty members to maintain their professional information displayed on the departmental in a single location; that information can then be displayed within any COLA web sites with which the faculty member is affiliated. Tutorials -

Faculty Travel Grant (FTG)

Eligible faculty will be guaranteed up to $1,200 per academic year for travel expenses to present original papers at scholarly and professional meetings. This includes reimbursement for all allowable travel related expenses (such as lodging, meals, transportation and registration, which are non-taxable reimbursements), and can also be used to cover extra childcare expenses incurred because of the travel (a taxable reimbursement). An approved “Request for Travel Authorization” or RTA must be on file prior to making the travel. These funds may be used for foreign or domestic travel.

Faculty Research Assignments (FRAs)

Provides tenured faculty members with the equivalent of one semester's salary (based on their academic base rate during the year of the award) so that they can devote full time to research. Only tenured associate and full professors may apply for FRAs.

Summer Research Assignments (SRAs)

Provides tenure-track assistant professors with the equivalent of two months' salary (based on the academic base rate during the year of the award) to enable the recipient to concentrate on research and writing during the summer session. Only tenure-track assistant professors are eligible for these awards. Applications from others will be returned.

Event Support Request Form

Allows faculty to request staff support for planning events, incuding- room reservations, ordering catering, and publicity. Available as filliable .pdf document. Please complete and submit 2 weeks in advance, if possible

CoLA ID upload form

Want to update your profile photo on the website? Submit new photo via the LAITS photo upload form.

Graduate Student Forms

Restricted Course Authorization Form

Acceptance of Prior Work (Doctoral Degree Students)

Breadth Requirement FAQ

Foreign Language Requirement

Methods Requirements

Program of Work (Doctoral Degree)

Program of Work (Master's Degree)

Remedial Coursework

Report on Progress Towards the Doctoral Degree in Geography

Report on Progress Towards the Master's Degree in Geography

Supervising Committee

Timeline for MA degree

Timeline for PhD degree

Office of Graduate Studies – Forms and Deadlines

Claim Tuition Waiver based on TA or AI appointment.

Claim International Student Health Insurance Waiver based on TA or AI appointment.

Apply for a Tuition Loan

Web Consent Form

Request for Professional Development Funding

Undergraduate Student Forms

Undergraduate Restricted Course Authorization

Conference Course Approval Form

College of Liberal Arts Forms

Gamma Theta Upsilon Application Form

Web Consent Form

  • Department of Geography and the Environment

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    305 E. 23rd Street, A3100
    RLP 3.306
    Austin, TX 78712