Lab Resources

Software Access

There are two ways Binghamton University faculty, staff and students can gain access to ArcGIS Desktop Software (ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Desktop (ArcMap))


If you have a Windows computer, you can download instructions and install ArcGIS Pro .  


If you have a Mac laptop, you can access a virtual desktop environment that runs the software. Email for details

Access to Binghamton University's ArcGIS Online Organizational Account

Instructions to connect

Includes Access to:

  • ArcGIS Online (Full capabilities)
  • Free ESRI training materials
  • ArcPro
  • StoryMaps
  • Instant Apps
  • ArcGIS Business Analyst Web
  • FieldMaps (formerly Collector)
  • Survey123
  • QuickCapture
  • ArcGIS Insights
  • ArcGIS Urban Suite (including CityEngine)
  • AppStudio
  • Living Atlas
  • Drone2Map
  • Dashboards
  • Experience Builder

Lab Resources

These are not public labs. They are available based on need. Appointments need to be made.

The GIS Training Center is located in Room 134 and 135 of Old Johnson and shares space with the Department of Geography. The GIS Training Center houses six (6) Windows 11 machines all linked to our main GIS Server.  Each machine is networked and has access to the internet.

Access to Geography Labs are also possible.

Software currently being run in the training center includes:

  • ArcPro  
  • Drone2Map
  • CityEngine
  • R
  • ENVI
  • Google Earth Pro            
  • Microsoft Office 2020  
  • IBM SPSS 22
  • WinRAR
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader X
  • Python

Also available upon request:

  • ArcGIS EnterpriseServer for ArcGIS
  • Portal for ArcGIS