ITS General Computing

Software Licensing and Distribution


Product Name: ArcGIS for Desktop and many other ArcGIS and ESRI products
Company Name: ESRI (Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc.)
Platform: Windows and UNIX
Description: ArcGIS for Desktop is complete system for designing and managing solutions through the application of geographic knowledge (GIS=geographic information system).
Who Is Eligible: Faculty, staff, and students
Personal Use: ArcGIS for Desktop may be installed on a personally owned machine as long is the intended use
is for academic/research/University related purposes.
Cost: This license agreement is funded by a research initiative headed by the OVPR.
Support/Documentation: ArcGIS for Desktop Download and Installation instructions (Google Doc)

Spatial and Numeric Data Services (SAND), a service of the Clark Library, offers some consulting support to campus for ESRI products. Please contact SAND at the Clark Library - or 734-764-0410 (x40410 on campus).

Ordering Information: Installation discs may be purchased by contacting However, downloading the installers is preferred by most of campus because there is no cost and no delay.
Inquiries: Please send licensing and product availability questions to


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