Software

Esri ArcGIS

FOR STUDENT PERSONAL COMPUTERS

Current UBC students can purchase a one-year license to use Esri’s desktop GIS software on their personal computers. This $30 license includes ArcGIS desktop software and extensions. Access to Esri training at a reduced cost is also available.

TO GET THE SOFTWARE:

  1. Purchase the software from the UBC Webstore. Eligible students will see ArcGIS as a purchase option in the software tab.
  2. Download and install the latest version of the software.
  3. Contact Forestry IT for access to ArcGIS Online.

PURCHASE ArcGIS SOFTWARE

This is a non-refundable, one computer only installation. The Student License is to be installed on personal computers only.

FOR UBC FACULTY AND DEPARTMENTAL PURCHASES

UBC staff, faculty, and departmental purchases of Esri’s software are available through the Department of Forest Resources Management, Faculty of Forestry. For more information contact Forestry IT.

QGIS

QGIS is a free and open-source GIS software that runs on several operating systems including Windows, MacOS, Linux, and Android. This software is available to use in Koerner Library computer labs, or you can download the desired version from the QGIS website.