Club Meetings and Activities

Next Club Meeting-Monday, 4/28/14 5:30

Mark your calendars for the next meeting of the GIS Club. We'll continue planning how we can help Feeding America use GIS to aleviate hunger in southeastern Wisconsin. We'll meet in Bolton Hall, Room 293.

Got a favorite pothole?


The GIS Club has started its work on the Milwaukee Pothole Mapping project. Download the free MapplerK (not Mappler-K) app from the Apple app store or from the Google Play store then get the log-in details at the project's web site.

See a pothole and map it with Mappler. It's easy and fun.

Watch here for Milwaukee Pothole Mapping project updates.

Club Officers

Hugh Christie
Jana Viel
Julee Mitchell
Patience Farmer

Notices and Events

USGIS 2014 Symposium
May 19-21, 2014, Pasadena, Calif.

GIS Certification

UWM offers the Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems Program under the leadership of Professor William Huxhold. The program teaches students the skills that they'll need to be successful GIS professionals. After students complete the 18-credit program requirements, they're awarded a graduate certificate in geographic infomation systems.

More than 100 students have graduated from the UWM program.

After accumulating at least four years of GIS experience, graduates can demonstrate their professional accomplishments by earning the Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP) certification. The certification is granted after the applicant meets requirements in the categories of education, experience, contribution to the industry, and ethics. According to the GIS Certification Institute...
A GISP is a certified geographic information systems (GIS) Professional who has met the minimum standards for ethical conduct and professional practice as established by the GIS Certification Institute (GISCI).