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GIS Assistance

The GIS laboratory, housed on the 3rd floor of Rotch Library (7-238), is available for use during Rotch's operating hours. GIS software is for use by the MIT Community only. Stop by any of the times listed below for GIS help - no appointment necessary.

September 7th - December 14th

Monday - Thursday: 1-5pm

Friday: 2-4pm

If you cannot make these times, email your question or contact us to set up an appointment:

There will be modified help hours on the following days:

  • Wednesday, October 26th: 2-5pm
  • Tuesday, November 1st: 1-3pm (The GIS lab will close from 3-5pm for a freshman seminar).
  • Tuesday, December 13th: 1-4pm

Additionally, there will be no help hours on 11/11, 11/24, and 11/25 due to MIT holidays. 


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