What is ArcGIS, and where is it available at IU?

ArcGIS is a mapping and analytics platform developed by Esri. ArcGIS provides a comprehensive set of professional tools for compiling, visualizing, analyzing, editing, managing, and sharing geographic data. Core ArcGIS products include desktop and server editions, mobile applications, and a subscription-based online service (ArcGIS Online). For more, see Esri's About ArcGIS page.

At Indiana University, ArcGIS is available for use by students, faculty, and staff through an educational site license with Esri:

  • ArcGIS Desktop is available in Windows-based Student Technology Centers (STCs) at IU Bloomington and IUPUI, in select departmental labs, and on your personal computer via IUanyWare.
  • IU students, faculty, and staff can create ArcGIS Online accounts for web-based access to ArcGIS tools from their desktops, laptops, tablets, and smartphones; for more, see At IU, what is ArcGIS Online, and how do I create an account?
  • Students can download and install a free student edition of ArcGIS Desktop from IUware. Faculty and staff can purchase ArcGIS Desktop licenses at reduced prices via IUware. For details, see At IU, how do I get Esri software?

IU departments interested in ArcGIS Server, the ArcGIS Academic Lab Program, or the Esri Unlimited Program should email UITS GIS Services for information about purchasing licenses.

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