Learn ArcGIS: Resources for the UWM Community

The UW-System has an Esri Educational Site License for non-commercial use by UWM students, faculty and staff on university-owned computers. Below is a list of resources available to the UWM community to learn ArcGIS. This is not a comprehensive list, nor is it an endorsement.

ArcGIS Online (AGOL) accounts are available to qualified students, faculty and staff in the UWM community at

Qualifying students, faculty and staff are eligible to receive the “ArcGIS Student Edition One-Year Time-Out” FREE software for installation on their personal computers. Go to to request a copy. (See Permitted Uses at:

If you experience difficulty installing the software, refer to the following tutorial before contacting your Teaching Assistant: