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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: 

May 13th - May 27th: by appointment

May 31st - September 2nd: Monday - Friday: 2-3pm or by appointment

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


Free online GIS courses

New resource: SimplyMap

New data in GeoWeb (MIT only to download): Maharashtra sub-districts, Maharashtra villages, Odisha sub-districts, Odisha villages, Ruarkela wards

Did you miss our IAP workshops? Look at our workshop materials.

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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