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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.

GIS Help Hours:

June 1st - September 4th: Monday-Friday: 2-3pm

There will be no help hours on Thursday, September 3rd. The GIS lab will be closed 1pm-4pm due to orientation events.

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


New Data in GeoWeb (MIT only):

Did you miss one of our workshops? See our Previous Workshops page for presentations, handouts, and data.

Want to learn MIT GIS Services news as soon as it is released? Sign up for our listserv

Get Started

Download ArcGIS. MIT Certificates are required to download this software. See installation instructions.

MIT GeoWeb: Start your search for geographic information here. You can search for GIS data held in the MIT Geodata Repository and other local colleges.

Traveling? Find out how to use ArcGIS off campus.

MITGIS email list: Subscribe to get updates about GIS related events, new GIS data and software, and more.

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