Maps & GIS Services

ArcGIS and Related Software

To obtain a free student copy of ArcGIS for Desktop or to renew your ArcGIS Student License, please visit: ArcGIS for Desktop .

The student copy may only be installed on a student personal computer. If intended to be installed on a Texas A&M-owned computer, ArcGIS must be purchased through the Texas A&M Software Center.

Students, faculty, and staff of Texas A&M University and system agencies may also request access to Esri’s Business Analyst Online & TAMU’s ArcGIS Online organizational account in person or by sending a request to maps-gis@library.tamu.edu.

Open Access Lab computers in Maps & GIS are loaded with ArcGIS and open source GIS software, including: QGIS and gvSIG.

Expert Help

 

Email Us

The faculty and GIS technicians are available via email to answer your map and GIS questions. Or use the
AskUs email form to route questions to our resident experts.

Class Visits
To schedule a  lecture or lab period to use the map collection, please contact Sierra Laddusaw, Map Librarian, or use our class request form to arrange a time.

Classes may also meet in the Maps & GIS Library for a lecture or lab period to use the map collection. Please contact Sierra Laddusaw, Map Librarian, or use our class request form to arrange a class visit. 

Equipment for Checkout

Equipment Quantity Checkout Period Manual
A laptop loaded with GIS, GPS, and design software 1 4 hours
Garmin GPSmap 76CSx 2 7 days Manual
Garmin eTrex Legend HCx 2 7 days Manual