Environmental Systems Research Institute
Product Name: 
ArcGIS, et al.

Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) provides a large assortment of popular GIS (geographical information systems) products.  Software Central sells annual licenses for ArcGIS for Desktop Advanced, Standard or Basic, and many other ESRI products. Here is a Functionality Matrix to help you decide what to purchase based on your project's needs.

The UCLA Institute for Digital Research and Education (IDRE) GIS consultants are available to provide assistance to campus Esri users and technical support requests may be sent to the IDRE GIS Team. For more information on the available products and services, please visit the IDRE Geographic Information Systems website.

No cost student licenses are available for distribution and support by faculty teaching ArcGIS courses. For more information on the available products and services, check the Esri Software Promotion for GIS Students at Institutions with a Campus-Wide Site License website.

Esri online training is available via the ESRI Virtual University. UCLA affiliated individuals interested in signing up for the no charge courses UCLA has access to (most but not all) please visit the link above, note the course titles you require, then email those titles to Software Central for the required access information.

Esri holds an annual User Conference in San Diego in the summer. Any student from UCLA can attend any one day of the Esri User Conference at no cost with onsite registration. The student must bring their UC identification with them to the conference registration booth. No pre-registration is required.

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License terms are available via CalUsource which stores contract information for the UC and CSU systems. UCLA persons with a shibboleth login may access CalUsource, using your Single Sign On (SSO) credentials. If you receive an error message while trying to login to CalUsource, please contact and ask for Campus Viewer Access. Once logged in, please bookmark the site for easy future access.

Agreement Scope: 
UC-wide Agreement