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General Information

Esri's ArcGIS software suites enable you to analyze data and author geographic knowledge to examine relationships, test predictions, and ultimately make better decisions.

Take a look at this 5.5 minute video showing how University of Minnesota Campus Facilities uses GIS software!

Learn here how ESRI Supports Higher Education.

Operating Systems

Windows

Options

To see if this software is available to you based on your affiliation with the University, change the selections below. Both fields are required.

Step 1: Select your campus

Step 2: Select purchase type

Departments

Effective July 1 2017, there is NO cost for University of Minnesota departments and colleges to pay a yearly usage fee for the ArcGIS suite.  The Office of Information Technology Leadership team approved a proposal to move the ArcGIS license from Cost Recovery to Common Good and the Board of Regents agreed & approved in the summer of 2017.  

To get started with ArcGIS or if you need help deciding which tool to use, contact our GIS partners in U-Spatial.

Please take some time to review the Site License overview and the permitted uses ruberic below before you get started:

Suite of Tools at a glance
Maps available online
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Asia & Australia
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Europe & Africa
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps N and S America
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Street Map North America
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Elevation and Image Data World

Students

  • Students enrolled in a University of Minnesota credit course can obtain a one-year ArcGIS and Extensions Student Edition. Student ESRI software can be used for non-commercial work only. Details of how to obtain the software is on U-Spatial's website.
  • Students also may purchase ArcGIS directly from ESRI.

Faculty, Instructors & Staff

  • Faculty & Instructors who use ArcGIS in their classroom activities can obtain one-year ArcGIS and Extensions Student Edition for the enrolled students. Please contact U-Spatial uspatial@umn.edu for further details.
  • Faculty and Staff currently working at the University of Minnesota can obtain a one-year free ArcGIS Desktop license for their personal computer. Faculty/Staff ESRI software can be used for non-commercial work only. Please consult the Terms of Uses in the installation files for full limitation of use. Details of how to obtain the software are on U-Spatial's website.
  • Faculty & Instructors can request up to 3 FREE books every 4 months directly from Esri to be used in the classroom or as research material. You can request materials by filling out the online Esri Press Desk Copy Request Form.  When requesting books, if asked for a Customer Number, please use #1478 & request using your @umn.edu email address.

General Technology Products Terms & Conditions apply to this software license. If additional terms and conditions apply to this item, they will be listed below.

Contract Details

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) has partnered with MnSCU to offer a state-wide contract for the ESRI Geographic Information System (GIS) software.

Overview of the Esri Educational Site License Program (will open in a .pdf)

Esri Education Site License Permitted Uses Ruberic (will open in a .pdf)

Rationale

This software supports the University’s mission of becoming a top three public research institution. GIS software is crucially important for conducting geospatial research. Currently at the University there are over 30 departments doing geospatial research. The US Department of Labor has identified geospatial technologies as one of the three most important high-growth industries in the 21st century. 

For more information about geospatial research at the University visit U-Spatial & University Services Enterprise GIS.

Campus Resources

Other Support Resources

Departments

Effective July 1 2017, there is NO cost for University of Minnesota departments and colleges to pay a yearly usage fee for the ArcGIS suite.  The Office of Information Technology Leadership team approved a proposal to move the ArcGIS license from Cost Recovery to Common Good and the Board of Regents agreed & approved in the summer of 2017.  

To get started with ArcGIS or if you need help deciding which tool to use, contact our GIS partners in U-Spatial.

Please take some time to review the Site License overview and the permitted uses ruberic below before you get started:

Suite of Tools at a glance
Maps available online
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Asia & Australia
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Europe & Africa
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps N and S America
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Street Map North America
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Elevation and Image Data World

Students

  • Students enrolled in a University of Minnesota credit course can obtain a one-year ArcGIS and Extensions Student Edition. Student ESRI software can be used for non-commercial work only. Details of how to obtain the software is on U-Spatial's website.
  • Students also may purchase ArcGIS directly from ESRI.

Faculty, Instructors & Staff

  • Faculty & Instructors who use ArcGIS in their classroom activities can obtain one-year ArcGIS and Extensions Student Edition for the enrolled students. Please contact U-Spatial uspatial@umn.edu for further details.
  • Faculty and Staff currently working at the University of Minnesota can obtain a one-year free ArcGIS Desktop license for their personal computer. Faculty/Staff ESRI software can be used for non-commercial work only. Please consult the Terms of Uses in the installation files for full limitation of use. Details of how to obtain the software are on U-Spatial's website.
  • Faculty & Instructors can request up to 3 FREE books every 4 months directly from Esri to be used in the classroom or as research material. You can request materials by filling out the online Esri Press Desk Copy Request Form.  When requesting books, if asked for a Customer Number, please use #1478 & request using your @umn.edu email address.

General Technology Products Terms & Conditions apply to this software license. If additional terms and conditions apply to this item, they will be listed below.

Contract Details

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) has partnered with MnSCU to offer a state-wide contract for the ESRI Geographic Information System (GIS) software.

Overview of the Esri Educational Site License Program (will open in a .pdf)

Esri Education Site License Permitted Uses Ruberic (will open in a .pdf)

Rationale

This software supports the University’s mission of becoming a top three public research institution. GIS software is crucially important for conducting geospatial research. Currently at the University there are over 30 departments doing geospatial research. The US Department of Labor has identified geospatial technologies as one of the three most important high-growth industries in the 21st century. 

For more information about geospatial research at the University visit U-Spatial & University Services Enterprise GIS.

Campus Resources

Other Support Resources

Departments

Effective July 1 2017, there is NO cost for University of Minnesota departments and colleges to pay a yearly usage fee for the ArcGIS suite.  The Office of Information Technology Leadership team approved a proposal to move the ArcGIS license from Cost Recovery to Common Good and the Board of Regents agreed & approved in the summer of 2017.  

To get started with ArcGIS or if you need help deciding which tool to use, contact our GIS partners in U-Spatial.

Please take some time to review the Site License overview and the permitted uses ruberic below before you get started:

Suite of Tools at a glance
Maps available online
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Asia & Australia
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Europe & Africa
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps N and S America
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Street Map North America
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Elevation and Image Data World

Students

  • Students enrolled in a University of Minnesota credit course can obtain a one-year ArcGIS and Extensions Student Edition. Student ESRI software can be used for non-commercial work only. Details of how to obtain the software is on U-Spatial's website.
  • Students also may purchase ArcGIS directly from ESRI.

Faculty, Instructors & Staff

  • Faculty & Instructors who use ArcGIS in their classroom activities can obtain one-year ArcGIS and Extensions Student Edition for the enrolled students. Please contact U-Spatial uspatial@umn.edu for further details.
  • Faculty and Staff currently working at the University of Minnesota can obtain a one-year free ArcGIS Desktop license for their personal computer. Faculty/Staff ESRI software can be used for non-commercial work only. Please consult the Terms of Uses in the installation files for full limitation of use. Details of how to obtain the software are on U-Spatial's website.
  • Faculty & Instructors can request up to 3 FREE books every 4 months directly from Esri to be used in the classroom or as research material. You can request materials by filling out the online Esri Press Desk Copy Request Form.  When requesting books, if asked for a Customer Number, please use #1478 & request using your @umn.edu email address.

General Technology Products Terms & Conditions apply to this software license. If additional terms and conditions apply to this item, they will be listed below.

Contract Details

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) has partnered with MnSCU to offer a state-wide contract for the ESRI Geographic Information System (GIS) software.

Overview of the Esri Educational Site License Program (will open in a .pdf)

Esri Education Site License Permitted Uses Ruberic (will open in a .pdf)

Rationale

This software supports the University’s mission of becoming a top three public research institution. GIS software is crucially important for conducting geospatial research. Currently at the University there are over 30 departments doing geospatial research. The US Department of Labor has identified geospatial technologies as one of the three most important high-growth industries in the 21st century. 

For more information about geospatial research at the University visit U-Spatial & University Services Enterprise GIS.

Campus Resources

Other Support Resources

Departments

Effective July 1 2017, there is NO cost for University of Minnesota departments and colleges to pay a yearly usage fee for the ArcGIS suite.  The Office of Information Technology Leadership team approved a proposal to move the ArcGIS license from Cost Recovery to Common Good and the Board of Regents agreed & approved in the summer of 2017.  

To get started with ArcGIS or if you need help deciding which tool to use, contact our GIS partners in U-Spatial.

Please take some time to review the Site License overview and the permitted uses ruberic below before you get started:

Suite of Tools at a glance
Maps available online
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Asia & Australia
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Europe & Africa
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps N and S America
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Street Map North America
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Elevation and Image Data World

Students

  • Students enrolled in a University of Minnesota credit course can obtain a one-year ArcGIS and Extensions Student Edition. Student ESRI software can be used for non-commercial work only. Details of how to obtain the software is on U-Spatial's website.
  • Students also may purchase ArcGIS directly from ESRI.

Faculty, Instructors & Staff

  • Faculty & Instructors who use ArcGIS in their classroom activities can obtain one-year ArcGIS and Extensions Student Edition for the enrolled students. Please contact U-Spatial uspatial@umn.edu for further details.
  • Faculty and Staff currently working at the University of Minnesota can obtain a one-year free ArcGIS Desktop license for their personal computer. Faculty/Staff ESRI software can be used for non-commercial work only. Please consult the Terms of Uses in the installation files for full limitation of use. Details of how to obtain the software are on U-Spatial's website.
  • Faculty & Instructors can request up to 3 FREE books every 4 months directly from Esri to be used in the classroom or as research material. You can request materials by filling out the online Esri Press Desk Copy Request Form.  When requesting books, if asked for a Customer Number, please use #1478 & request using your @umn.edu email address.

General Technology Products Terms & Conditions apply to this software license. If additional terms and conditions apply to this item, they will be listed below.

Contract Details

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) has partnered with MnSCU to offer a state-wide contract for the ESRI Geographic Information System (GIS) software.

Overview of the Esri Educational Site License Program (will open in a .pdf)

Esri Education Site License Permitted Uses Ruberic (will open in a .pdf)

Rationale

This software supports the University’s mission of becoming a top three public research institution. GIS software is crucially important for conducting geospatial research. Currently at the University there are over 30 departments doing geospatial research. The US Department of Labor has identified geospatial technologies as one of the three most important high-growth industries in the 21st century. 

For more information about geospatial research at the University visit U-Spatial & University Services Enterprise GIS.

Campus Resources

Other Support Resources

Departments

Effective July 1 2017, there is NO cost for University of Minnesota departments and colleges to pay a yearly usage fee for the ArcGIS suite.  The Office of Information Technology Leadership team approved a proposal to move the ArcGIS license from Cost Recovery to Common Good and the Board of Regents agreed & approved in the summer of 2017.  

To get started with ArcGIS or if you need help deciding which tool to use, contact our GIS partners in U-Spatial.

Please take some time to review the Site License overview and the permitted uses ruberic below before you get started:

Suite of Tools at a glance
Maps available online
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Asia & Australia
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Europe & Africa
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps N and S America
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Street Map North America
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Elevation and Image Data World

Students

  • Students enrolled in a University of Minnesota credit course can obtain a one-year ArcGIS and Extensions Student Edition. Student ESRI software can be used for non-commercial work only. Details of how to obtain the software is on U-Spatial's website.
  • Students also may purchase ArcGIS directly from ESRI.

Faculty, Instructors & Staff

  • Faculty & Instructors who use ArcGIS in their classroom activities can obtain one-year ArcGIS and Extensions Student Edition for the enrolled students. Please contact U-Spatial uspatial@umn.edu for further details.
  • Faculty and Staff currently working at the University of Minnesota can obtain a one-year free ArcGIS Desktop license for their personal computer. Faculty/Staff ESRI software can be used for non-commercial work only. Please consult the Terms of Uses in the installation files for full limitation of use. Details of how to obtain the software are on U-Spatial's website.
  • Faculty & Instructors can request up to 3 FREE books every 4 months directly from Esri to be used in the classroom or as research material. You can request materials by filling out the online Esri Press Desk Copy Request Form.  When requesting books, if asked for a Customer Number, please use #1478 & request using your @umn.edu email address.

General Technology Products Terms & Conditions apply to this software license. If additional terms and conditions apply to this item, they will be listed below.

Contract Details

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) has partnered with MnSCU to offer a state-wide contract for the ESRI Geographic Information System (GIS) software.

Overview of the Esri Educational Site License Program (will open in a .pdf)

Esri Education Site License Permitted Uses Ruberic (will open in a .pdf)

Rationale

This software supports the University’s mission of becoming a top three public research institution. GIS software is crucially important for conducting geospatial research. Currently at the University there are over 30 departments doing geospatial research. The US Department of Labor has identified geospatial technologies as one of the three most important high-growth industries in the 21st century. 

For more information about geospatial research at the University visit U-Spatial & University Services Enterprise GIS.

Campus Resources

Other Support Resources

Departments

Effective July 1 2017, there is NO cost for University of Minnesota departments and colleges to pay a yearly usage fee for the ArcGIS suite.  The Office of Information Technology Leadership team approved a proposal to move the ArcGIS license from Cost Recovery to Common Good and the Board of Regents agreed & approved in the summer of 2017.  

To get started with ArcGIS or if you need help deciding which tool to use, contact our GIS partners in U-Spatial.

Please take some time to review the Site License overview and the permitted uses ruberic below before you get started:

Suite of Tools at a glance
Maps available online
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Asia & Australia
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Europe & Africa
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps N and S America
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Street Map North America
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Elevation and Image Data World

Students

  • Students enrolled in a University of Minnesota credit course can obtain a one-year ArcGIS and Extensions Student Edition. Student ESRI software can be used for non-commercial work only. Details of how to obtain the software is on U-Spatial's website.
  • Students also may purchase ArcGIS directly from ESRI.

Faculty, Instructors & Staff

  • Faculty & Instructors who use ArcGIS in their classroom activities can obtain one-year ArcGIS and Extensions Student Edition for the enrolled students. Please contact U-Spatial uspatial@umn.edu for further details.
  • Faculty and Staff currently working at the University of Minnesota can obtain a one-year free ArcGIS Desktop license for their personal computer. Faculty/Staff ESRI software can be used for non-commercial work only. Please consult the Terms of Uses in the installation files for full limitation of use. Details of how to obtain the software are on U-Spatial's website.
  • Faculty & Instructors can request up to 3 FREE books every 4 months directly from Esri to be used in the classroom or as research material. You can request materials by filling out the online Esri Press Desk Copy Request Form.  When requesting books, if asked for a Customer Number, please use #1478 & request using your @umn.edu email address.

General Technology Products Terms & Conditions apply to this software license. If additional terms and conditions apply to this item, they will be listed below.

Contract Details

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) has partnered with MnSCU to offer a state-wide contract for the ESRI Geographic Information System (GIS) software.

Overview of the Esri Educational Site License Program (will open in a .pdf)

Esri Education Site License Permitted Uses Ruberic (will open in a .pdf)

Rationale

This software supports the University’s mission of becoming a top three public research institution. GIS software is crucially important for conducting geospatial research. Currently at the University there are over 30 departments doing geospatial research. The US Department of Labor has identified geospatial technologies as one of the three most important high-growth industries in the 21st century. 

For more information about geospatial research at the University visit U-Spatial & University Services Enterprise GIS.

Campus Resources

Other Support Resources

Departments

Effective July 1 2017, there is NO cost for University of Minnesota departments and colleges to pay a yearly usage fee for the ArcGIS suite.  The Office of Information Technology Leadership team approved a proposal to move the ArcGIS license from Cost Recovery to Common Good and the Board of Regents agreed & approved in the summer of 2017.  

To get started with ArcGIS or if you need help deciding which tool to use, contact our GIS partners in U-Spatial.

Please take some time to review the Site License overview and the permitted uses ruberic below before you get started:

Suite of Tools at a glance
Maps available online
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Asia & Australia
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Europe & Africa
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps N and S America
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Street Map North America
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Elevation and Image Data World

Students

  • Students enrolled in a University of Minnesota credit course can obtain a one-year ArcGIS and Extensions Student Edition. Student ESRI software can be used for non-commercial work only. Details of how to obtain the software is on U-Spatial's website.
  • Students also may purchase ArcGIS directly from ESRI.

Faculty, Instructors & Staff

  • Faculty & Instructors who use ArcGIS in their classroom activities can obtain one-year ArcGIS and Extensions Student Edition for the enrolled students. Please contact U-Spatial uspatial@umn.edu for further details.
  • Faculty and Staff currently working at the University of Minnesota can obtain a one-year free ArcGIS Desktop license for their personal computer. Faculty/Staff ESRI software can be used for non-commercial work only. Please consult the Terms of Uses in the installation files for full limitation of use. Details of how to obtain the software are on U-Spatial's website.
  • Faculty & Instructors can request up to 3 FREE books every 4 months directly from Esri to be used in the classroom or as research material. You can request materials by filling out the online Esri Press Desk Copy Request Form.  When requesting books, if asked for a Customer Number, please use #1478 & request using your @umn.edu email address.

General Technology Products Terms & Conditions apply to this software license. If additional terms and conditions apply to this item, they will be listed below.

Contract Details

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) has partnered with MnSCU to offer a state-wide contract for the ESRI Geographic Information System (GIS) software.

Overview of the Esri Educational Site License Program (will open in a .pdf)

Esri Education Site License Permitted Uses Ruberic (will open in a .pdf)

Rationale

This software supports the University’s mission of becoming a top three public research institution. GIS software is crucially important for conducting geospatial research. Currently at the University there are over 30 departments doing geospatial research. The US Department of Labor has identified geospatial technologies as one of the three most important high-growth industries in the 21st century. 

For more information about geospatial research at the University visit U-Spatial & University Services Enterprise GIS.

Campus Resources

Other Support Resources

Departments

Effective July 1 2017, there is NO cost for University of Minnesota departments and colleges to pay a yearly usage fee for the ArcGIS suite.  The Office of Information Technology Leadership team approved a proposal to move the ArcGIS license from Cost Recovery to Common Good and the Board of Regents agreed & approved in the summer of 2017.  

To get started with ArcGIS or if you need help deciding which tool to use, contact our GIS partners in U-Spatial.

Please take some time to review the Site License overview and the permitted uses ruberic below before you get started:

Suite of Tools at a glance
Maps available online
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Asia & Australia
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Europe & Africa
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps N and S America
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Street Map North America
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Elevation and Image Data World

Students

  • Students enrolled in a University of Minnesota credit course can obtain a one-year ArcGIS and Extensions Student Edition. Student ESRI software can be used for non-commercial work only. Details of how to obtain the software is on U-Spatial's website.
  • Students also may purchase ArcGIS directly from ESRI.

Faculty, Instructors & Staff

  • Faculty & Instructors who use ArcGIS in their classroom activities can obtain one-year ArcGIS and Extensions Student Edition for the enrolled students. Please contact U-Spatial uspatial@umn.edu for further details.
  • Faculty and Staff currently working at the University of Minnesota can obtain a one-year free ArcGIS Desktop license for their personal computer. Faculty/Staff ESRI software can be used for non-commercial work only. Please consult the Terms of Uses in the installation files for full limitation of use. Details of how to obtain the software are on U-Spatial's website.
  • Faculty & Instructors can request up to 3 FREE books every 4 months directly from Esri to be used in the classroom or as research material. You can request materials by filling out the online Esri Press Desk Copy Request Form.  When requesting books, if asked for a Customer Number, please use #1478 & request using your @umn.edu email address.

General Technology Products Terms & Conditions apply to this software license. If additional terms and conditions apply to this item, they will be listed below.

Contract Details

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) has partnered with MnSCU to offer a state-wide contract for the ESRI Geographic Information System (GIS) software.

Overview of the Esri Educational Site License Program (will open in a .pdf)

Esri Education Site License Permitted Uses Ruberic (will open in a .pdf)

Rationale

This software supports the University’s mission of becoming a top three public research institution. GIS software is crucially important for conducting geospatial research. Currently at the University there are over 30 departments doing geospatial research. The US Department of Labor has identified geospatial technologies as one of the three most important high-growth industries in the 21st century. 

For more information about geospatial research at the University visit U-Spatial & University Services Enterprise GIS.

Campus Resources

Other Support Resources

Departments

Effective July 1 2017, there is NO cost for University of Minnesota departments and colleges to pay a yearly usage fee for the ArcGIS suite.  The Office of Information Technology Leadership team approved a proposal to move the ArcGIS license from Cost Recovery to Common Good and the Board of Regents agreed & approved in the summer of 2017.  

To get started with ArcGIS or if you need help deciding which tool to use, contact our GIS partners in U-Spatial.

Please take some time to review the Site License overview and the permitted uses ruberic below before you get started:

Suite of Tools at a glance
Maps available online
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Asia & Australia
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Europe & Africa
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps N and S America
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Street Map North America
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Elevation and Image Data World

Students

  • Students enrolled in a University of Minnesota credit course can obtain a one-year ArcGIS and Extensions Student Edition. Student ESRI software can be used for non-commercial work only. Details of how to obtain the software is on U-Spatial's website.
  • Students also may purchase ArcGIS directly from ESRI.

Faculty, Instructors & Staff

  • Faculty & Instructors who use ArcGIS in their classroom activities can obtain one-year ArcGIS and Extensions Student Edition for the enrolled students. Please contact U-Spatial uspatial@umn.edu for further details.
  • Faculty and Staff currently working at the University of Minnesota can obtain a one-year free ArcGIS Desktop license for their personal computer. Faculty/Staff ESRI software can be used for non-commercial work only. Please consult the Terms of Uses in the installation files for full limitation of use. Details of how to obtain the software are on U-Spatial's website.
  • Faculty & Instructors can request up to 3 FREE books every 4 months directly from Esri to be used in the classroom or as research material. You can request materials by filling out the online Esri Press Desk Copy Request Form.  When requesting books, if asked for a Customer Number, please use #1478 & request using your @umn.edu email address.

General Technology Products Terms & Conditions apply to this software license. If additional terms and conditions apply to this item, they will be listed below.

Contract Details

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) has partnered with MnSCU to offer a state-wide contract for the ESRI Geographic Information System (GIS) software.

Overview of the Esri Educational Site License Program (will open in a .pdf)

Esri Education Site License Permitted Uses Ruberic (will open in a .pdf)

Rationale

This software supports the University’s mission of becoming a top three public research institution. GIS software is crucially important for conducting geospatial research. Currently at the University there are over 30 departments doing geospatial research. The US Department of Labor has identified geospatial technologies as one of the three most important high-growth industries in the 21st century. 

For more information about geospatial research at the University visit U-Spatial & University Services Enterprise GIS.

Campus Resources

Other Support Resources

Departments

Effective July 1 2017, there is NO cost for University of Minnesota departments and colleges to pay a yearly usage fee for the ArcGIS suite.  The Office of Information Technology Leadership team approved a proposal to move the ArcGIS license from Cost Recovery to Common Good and the Board of Regents agreed & approved in the summer of 2017.  

To get started with ArcGIS or if you need help deciding which tool to use, contact our GIS partners in U-Spatial.

Please take some time to review the Site License overview and the permitted uses ruberic below before you get started:

Suite of Tools at a glance
Maps available online
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Asia & Australia
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Europe & Africa
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps N and S America
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Street Map North America
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Elevation and Image Data World

Students

  • Students enrolled in a University of Minnesota credit course can obtain a one-year ArcGIS and Extensions Student Edition. Student ESRI software can be used for non-commercial work only. Details of how to obtain the software is on U-Spatial's website.
  • Students also may purchase ArcGIS directly from ESRI.

Faculty, Instructors & Staff

  • Faculty & Instructors who use ArcGIS in their classroom activities can obtain one-year ArcGIS and Extensions Student Edition for the enrolled students. Please contact U-Spatial uspatial@umn.edu for further details.
  • Faculty and Staff currently working at the University of Minnesota can obtain a one-year free ArcGIS Desktop license for their personal computer. Faculty/Staff ESRI software can be used for non-commercial work only. Please consult the Terms of Uses in the installation files for full limitation of use. Details of how to obtain the software are on U-Spatial's website.
  • Faculty & Instructors can request up to 3 FREE books every 4 months directly from Esri to be used in the classroom or as research material. You can request materials by filling out the online Esri Press Desk Copy Request Form.  When requesting books, if asked for a Customer Number, please use #1478 & request using your @umn.edu email address.

General Technology Products Terms & Conditions apply to this software license. If additional terms and conditions apply to this item, they will be listed below.

Contract Details

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) has partnered with MnSCU to offer a state-wide contract for the ESRI Geographic Information System (GIS) software.

Overview of the Esri Educational Site License Program (will open in a .pdf)

Esri Education Site License Permitted Uses Ruberic (will open in a .pdf)

Rationale

This software supports the University’s mission of becoming a top three public research institution. GIS software is crucially important for conducting geospatial research. Currently at the University there are over 30 departments doing geospatial research. The US Department of Labor has identified geospatial technologies as one of the three most important high-growth industries in the 21st century. 

For more information about geospatial research at the University visit U-Spatial & University Services Enterprise GIS.

Campus Resources

Other Support Resources

Departments

Effective July 1 2017, there is NO cost for University of Minnesota departments and colleges to pay a yearly usage fee for the ArcGIS suite.  The Office of Information Technology Leadership team approved a proposal to move the ArcGIS license from Cost Recovery to Common Good and the Board of Regents agreed & approved in the summer of 2017.  

To get started with ArcGIS or if you need help deciding which tool to use, contact our GIS partners in U-Spatial.

Please take some time to review the Site License overview and the permitted uses ruberic below before you get started:

Suite of Tools at a glance
Maps available online
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Asia & Australia
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Europe & Africa
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps N and S America
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Street Map North America
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Elevation and Image Data World

Students

  • Students enrolled in a University of Minnesota credit course can obtain a one-year ArcGIS and Extensions Student Edition. Student ESRI software can be used for non-commercial work only. Details of how to obtain the software is on U-Spatial's website.
  • Students also may purchase ArcGIS directly from ESRI.

Faculty, Instructors & Staff

  • Faculty & Instructors who use ArcGIS in their classroom activities can obtain one-year ArcGIS and Extensions Student Edition for the enrolled students. Please contact U-Spatial uspatial@umn.edu for further details.
  • Faculty and Staff currently working at the University of Minnesota can obtain a one-year free ArcGIS Desktop license for their personal computer. Faculty/Staff ESRI software can be used for non-commercial work only. Please consult the Terms of Uses in the installation files for full limitation of use. Details of how to obtain the software are on U-Spatial's website.
  • Faculty & Instructors can request up to 3 FREE books every 4 months directly from Esri to be used in the classroom or as research material. You can request materials by filling out the online Esri Press Desk Copy Request Form.  When requesting books, if asked for a Customer Number, please use #1478 & request using your @umn.edu email address.

General Technology Products Terms & Conditions apply to this software license. If additional terms and conditions apply to this item, they will be listed below.

Contract Details

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) has partnered with MnSCU to offer a state-wide contract for the ESRI Geographic Information System (GIS) software.

Overview of the Esri Educational Site License Program (will open in a .pdf)

Esri Education Site License Permitted Uses Ruberic (will open in a .pdf)

Rationale

This software supports the University’s mission of becoming a top three public research institution. GIS software is crucially important for conducting geospatial research. Currently at the University there are over 30 departments doing geospatial research. The US Department of Labor has identified geospatial technologies as one of the three most important high-growth industries in the 21st century. 

For more information about geospatial research at the University visit U-Spatial & University Services Enterprise GIS.

Campus Resources

Other Support Resources

Departments

Effective July 1 2017, there is NO cost for University of Minnesota departments and colleges to pay a yearly usage fee for the ArcGIS suite.  The Office of Information Technology Leadership team approved a proposal to move the ArcGIS license from Cost Recovery to Common Good and the Board of Regents agreed & approved in the summer of 2017.  

To get started with ArcGIS or if you need help deciding which tool to use, contact our GIS partners in U-Spatial.

Please take some time to review the Site License overview and the permitted uses ruberic below before you get started:

Suite of Tools at a glance
Maps available online
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Asia & Australia
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Europe & Africa
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps N and S America
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Street Map North America
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Elevation and Image Data World

Students

  • Students enrolled in a University of Minnesota credit course can obtain a one-year ArcGIS and Extensions Student Edition. Student ESRI software can be used for non-commercial work only. Details of how to obtain the software is on U-Spatial's website.
  • Students also may purchase ArcGIS directly from ESRI.

Faculty, Instructors & Staff

  • Faculty & Instructors who use ArcGIS in their classroom activities can obtain one-year ArcGIS and Extensions Student Edition for the enrolled students. Please contact U-Spatial uspatial@umn.edu for further details.
  • Faculty and Staff currently working at the University of Minnesota can obtain a one-year free ArcGIS Desktop license for their personal computer. Faculty/Staff ESRI software can be used for non-commercial work only. Please consult the Terms of Uses in the installation files for full limitation of use. Details of how to obtain the software are on U-Spatial's website.
  • Faculty & Instructors can request up to 3 FREE books every 4 months directly from Esri to be used in the classroom or as research material. You can request materials by filling out the online Esri Press Desk Copy Request Form.  When requesting books, if asked for a Customer Number, please use #1478 & request using your @umn.edu email address.

General Technology Products Terms & Conditions apply to this software license. If additional terms and conditions apply to this item, they will be listed below.

Contract Details

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) has partnered with MnSCU to offer a state-wide contract for the ESRI Geographic Information System (GIS) software.

Overview of the Esri Educational Site License Program (will open in a .pdf)

Esri Education Site License Permitted Uses Ruberic (will open in a .pdf)

Rationale

This software supports the University’s mission of becoming a top three public research institution. GIS software is crucially important for conducting geospatial research. Currently at the University there are over 30 departments doing geospatial research. The US Department of Labor has identified geospatial technologies as one of the three most important high-growth industries in the 21st century. 

For more information about geospatial research at the University visit U-Spatial & University Services Enterprise GIS.

Campus Resources

Other Support Resources

Departments

Effective July 1 2017, there is NO cost for University of Minnesota departments and colleges to pay a yearly usage fee for the ArcGIS suite.  The Office of Information Technology Leadership team approved a proposal to move the ArcGIS license from Cost Recovery to Common Good and the Board of Regents agreed & approved in the summer of 2017.  

To get started with ArcGIS or if you need help deciding which tool to use, contact our GIS partners in U-Spatial.

Please take some time to review the Site License overview and the permitted uses ruberic below before you get started:

Suite of Tools at a glance
Maps available online
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Asia & Australia
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Europe & Africa
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps N and S America
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Street Map North America
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Elevation and Image Data World

Students

  • Students enrolled in a University of Minnesota credit course can obtain a one-year ArcGIS and Extensions Student Edition. Student ESRI software can be used for non-commercial work only. Details of how to obtain the software is on U-Spatial's website.
  • Students also may purchase ArcGIS directly from ESRI.

Faculty, Instructors & Staff

  • Faculty & Instructors who use ArcGIS in their classroom activities can obtain one-year ArcGIS and Extensions Student Edition for the enrolled students. Please contact U-Spatial uspatial@umn.edu for further details.
  • Faculty and Staff currently working at the University of Minnesota can obtain a one-year free ArcGIS Desktop license for their personal computer. Faculty/Staff ESRI software can be used for non-commercial work only. Please consult the Terms of Uses in the installation files for full limitation of use. Details of how to obtain the software are on U-Spatial's website.
  • Faculty & Instructors can request up to 3 FREE books every 4 months directly from Esri to be used in the classroom or as research material. You can request materials by filling out the online Esri Press Desk Copy Request Form.  When requesting books, if asked for a Customer Number, please use #1478 & request using your @umn.edu email address.

General Technology Products Terms & Conditions apply to this software license. If additional terms and conditions apply to this item, they will be listed below.

Contract Details

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) has partnered with MnSCU to offer a state-wide contract for the ESRI Geographic Information System (GIS) software.

Overview of the Esri Educational Site License Program (will open in a .pdf)

Esri Education Site License Permitted Uses Ruberic (will open in a .pdf)

Rationale

This software supports the University’s mission of becoming a top three public research institution. GIS software is crucially important for conducting geospatial research. Currently at the University there are over 30 departments doing geospatial research. The US Department of Labor has identified geospatial technologies as one of the three most important high-growth industries in the 21st century. 

For more information about geospatial research at the University visit U-Spatial & University Services Enterprise GIS.

Campus Resources

Other Support Resources

Departments

Effective July 1 2017, there is NO cost for University of Minnesota departments and colleges to pay a yearly usage fee for the ArcGIS suite.  The Office of Information Technology Leadership team approved a proposal to move the ArcGIS license from Cost Recovery to Common Good and the Board of Regents agreed & approved in the summer of 2017.  

To get started with ArcGIS or if you need help deciding which tool to use, contact our GIS partners in U-Spatial.

Please take some time to review the Site License overview and the permitted uses ruberic below before you get started:

Suite of Tools at a glance
Maps available online
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Asia & Australia
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Europe & Africa
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps N and S America
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Street Map North America
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Elevation and Image Data World

Students

  • Students enrolled in a University of Minnesota credit course can obtain a one-year ArcGIS and Extensions Student Edition. Student ESRI software can be used for non-commercial work only. Details of how to obtain the software is on U-Spatial's website.
  • Students also may purchase ArcGIS directly from ESRI.

Faculty, Instructors & Staff

  • Faculty & Instructors who use ArcGIS in their classroom activities can obtain one-year ArcGIS and Extensions Student Edition for the enrolled students. Please contact U-Spatial uspatial@umn.edu for further details.
  • Faculty and Staff currently working at the University of Minnesota can obtain a one-year free ArcGIS Desktop license for their personal computer. Faculty/Staff ESRI software can be used for non-commercial work only. Please consult the Terms of Uses in the installation files for full limitation of use. Details of how to obtain the software are on U-Spatial's website.
  • Faculty & Instructors can request up to 3 FREE books every 4 months directly from Esri to be used in the classroom or as research material. You can request materials by filling out the online Esri Press Desk Copy Request Form.  When requesting books, if asked for a Customer Number, please use #1478 & request using your @umn.edu email address.

General Technology Products Terms & Conditions apply to this software license. If additional terms and conditions apply to this item, they will be listed below.

Contract Details

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) has partnered with MnSCU to offer a state-wide contract for the ESRI Geographic Information System (GIS) software.

Overview of the Esri Educational Site License Program (will open in a .pdf)

Esri Education Site License Permitted Uses Ruberic (will open in a .pdf)

Rationale

This software supports the University’s mission of becoming a top three public research institution. GIS software is crucially important for conducting geospatial research. Currently at the University there are over 30 departments doing geospatial research. The US Department of Labor has identified geospatial technologies as one of the three most important high-growth industries in the 21st century. 

For more information about geospatial research at the University visit U-Spatial & University Services Enterprise GIS.

Campus Resources

Other Support Resources

Departments

Effective July 1 2017, there is NO cost for University of Minnesota departments and colleges to pay a yearly usage fee for the ArcGIS suite.  The Office of Information Technology Leadership team approved a proposal to move the ArcGIS license from Cost Recovery to Common Good and the Board of Regents agreed & approved in the summer of 2017.  

To get started with ArcGIS or if you need help deciding which tool to use, contact our GIS partners in U-Spatial.

Please take some time to review the Site License overview and the permitted uses ruberic below before you get started:

Suite of Tools at a glance
Maps available online
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Asia & Australia
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Europe & Africa
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps N and S America
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Street Map North America
  • ArcGIS ESRI Data and Maps Elevation and Image Data World

Students

  • Students enrolled in a University of Minnesota credit course can obtain a one-year ArcGIS and Extensions Student Edition. Student ESRI software can be used for non-commercial work only. Details of how to obtain the software is on U-Spatial's website.
  • Students also may purchase ArcGIS directly from ESRI.

Faculty, Instructors & Staff

  • Faculty & Instructors who use ArcGIS in their classroom activities can obtain one-year ArcGIS and Extensions Student Edition for the enrolled students. Please contact U-Spatial uspatial@umn.edu for further details.
  • Faculty and Staff currently working at the University of Minnesota can obtain a one-year free ArcGIS Desktop license for their personal computer. Faculty/Staff ESRI software can be used for non-commercial work only. Please consult the Terms of Uses in the installation files for full limitation of use. Details of how to obtain the software are on U-Spatial's website.
  • Faculty & Instructors can request up to 3 FREE books every 4 months directly from Esri to be used in the classroom or as research material. You can request materials by filling out the online Esri Press Desk Copy Request Form.  When requesting books, if asked for a Customer Number, please use #1478 & request using your @umn.edu email address.

General Technology Products Terms & Conditions apply to this software license. If additional terms and conditions apply to this item, they will be listed below.

Contract Details

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) has partnered with MnSCU to offer a state-wide contract for the ESRI Geographic Information System (GIS) software.

Overview of the Esri Educational Site License Program (will open in a .pdf)

Esri Education Site License Permitted Uses Ruberic (will open in a .pdf)

Rationale

This software supports the University’s mission of becoming a top three public research institution. GIS software is crucially important for conducting geospatial research. Currently at the University there are over 30 departments doing geospatial research. The US Department of Labor has identified geospatial technologies as one of the three most important high-growth industries in the 21st century. 

For more information about geospatial research at the University visit U-Spatial & University Services Enterprise GIS.

Campus Resources

Other Support Resources