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Software Access

There are three (3) ways Binghamton University faculty, staff and students can gain access to ArcGIS Desktop Software (ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Desktop (ArcMap))

1) If you have a windows laptop;

     a) Click here for download and install instructions for ArcGIS Pro.

     b) Click here for download and install instructions to authorize a one year
          educational license for ArcGIS Desktop (ArcMap)

2) If you have a Mac laptop, I can give you access (please email me) to a virtual desktop environment that runs the software. Click here for instructions. 

3) If you have a network connected, campus owned windows desktop on campus, we can set up an appointment and I will install the software.

-Send me an email if you want more information on any of these options.


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
  • ArcGIS Business Analyst Web
  • FieldMaps (formerly Survey 123 and Collector)
  • ArcGIS Insights
  • ArcGIS Urban Suite (including CityEngine)
  • AppStudio
  • ArcGIS GeoPlanner
  • ArcGIS Tracker
  • 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 nine (9) Windows 10 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:
  • ArcGIS 10.x: Plus a variety of extensions including access to ArcGIS Online
  • ArcPro 
  • ArcGIS Business Analyst 10.x including access to Business Analyst Online 
  • Drone2Map
  • City Engine
  • ArcPad 10.x: For use on a Trimble GeoXM handheld      
  • Idrisi
  • MatLab
  • R
  • ENVI
  • Google Earth Pro
  • GPS Pathfinder Office 3.1             
  • Microsoft Office 2016    
  • Contour Storyteller
  • IBM SPSS 22
  • WinRAR
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader X
  • Geolytics NCDB
  • Python
  • Browsers: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome

Also available upon request:
  • ArcGIS Enterprise
  • Portal for ArcGIS
  • ArcGIS Web Adaptor
  • ArcGIS Data Store

Last Updated: 5/19/21