GIS and Data Resources: GIS Software & Training

Access to GIS software, training, and data resources

GIS Software on Campus

Esri ArcGIS software is available:

  • on specialty computers in all academic computing labs:

GIS software for your own computer

Request 12 Month ArcGIS Student License

All UHCL students can obtain a license to install and use ArcGIS for Desktop on their personal desktop or laptop Windows PC for one year at no charge to you. To request this license, please contact UCT at extension 2828 or email

Faculty & Staff:
Request ArcGIS software installation for your UHCL Computer:

All UHCL UCT-supported computers are eligible for the installation of all Esri software as part of UHCL's Esri Site License. To request installation, call UCT at extension 2828 or email

Request a batch of ArcGIS Student Licenses:

Faculty can request a batch of licenses for a group or a class of UHCL students by following the directions on the Batch Account Request Procedure form below.

GIS software for everyone

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