ArcGIS is a geographic information system for working with maps, data and analytical models.  Given the importance of ArcGIS to government and the private sector, the college offers a program whereby a student can earn a certificate in GIS Sciences and Technologies.  Organizations use ArcGIS for:

  • Planning and Analysis
  • Asset/Data Management
  • Operational Awareness
  • Field Workforce

How to acquire a copy

For use on University owned computers:

Please contact CFC IT (QSG) at

For use on personal computers: 

Students can pick up an eval copy of ArcGIS from QSG. The eval copy times out after a year. 

Who manages the license

The University has a site license for ArcGIS.  QSG has information on the license restrictions.

Where to go for support

Forestry 202