ITS General Computing

Software Licensing and Distribution


Product Name: ArcGIS for Desktop, ArcGIS Pro and other ESRI GIS products
Company Name: ESRI (Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc.)
Platform: Windows
Description: ESRI offers several products for the design and management of solutions through geographic knowledge.
Who Is Eligible: Faculty, staff, and students
Personal Use: ArcGIS for Desktop and ArcGIS Pro 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: ESRI Products Download and Installation instructions (Google Doc)

Please see the GIS at Michigan page for information about GIS consulting support available to campus. For help with troubleshooting ESRI product installations, please e-mail

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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