The Department of Geography sponsors several groups and organizations for students:
- The department's alumni Affiliate Program Group (APG), which is an advisory body to the department and a mechanism to connect alumni with each other and with current students, faculty, and staff.
- Undergraduate Department of Geography Students (UnderDoGS), the undergraduate program group.
- Gamma Theta Upsilon (GTU), the honors society for geography.
- Graduate Students of the Department of Geography (GSDOG), the graduate program group.
- Supporting Women In Geography (SWIG), an organization for students, faculty, and staff whose mission is to promote the participation of women in geography.
- The GIS Coalition offers students majoring, minoring, or sharing an interest in GIS opportunities to develop supplementary kowledge and skills necessary to successd in the professional GIS industry.