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UW ESRI Software & Site License

The University of Wyoming has established an annual site license for software produced by Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI). This includes ArcView, ARC/Info, ArcGIS, as well as ESRI's IMS (Internet Map Service) products. All products are listed below, with links containing descriptions, system requirements, and other information.

These products may be installed on any computer owned by the University of Wyoming. For installation instructions (UW Faculty, Staff and Students) visit the UW Ask IT Help Document for installing 10.6 ESRI ArcGIS software.

For assistance borrowing a license for a UW computer that will be taken off the network (for field work) visit the UW Ask IT Help Document for borrowing licenses.

For information on Student Editions of ArcGIS Desktop 10.4 contact the UW IT Help Desk at or call 307-766-4357 Option 1 or visit their website. Student additions can be used on personal computers for registered UW students, and are good for one year from activation.

Still have questions? Contact UW IT Help Desk:

University of Wyoming students/faculty/staff can take free ESRI courses online to learn about GIS and how to use ESRI's GIS software products. You need to have a University of Wyoming ArcGIS Online (AGOL) Account. Once logged in, students have access to courses that are labeled as "Free" or "Requires Maintenance" in the main ESRI course Catalog.

University of Wyoming students/faculty/staffcan create a University of Wyoming (UWYO) ArcGIS Online (AGOL) Account by clicking on the Enterprise Login and setting up a new account. If you have an existing UWYO AGOL account, please contact us at to transfer your account.


Available software through the ESRI Educational Site License Program (pdf)

Spatial data for Wyoming is available through the Wyoming GeoHub. The GeoHub features data for Wyoming including roads, cities, streams/lakes, political boundaries, elevation, digital aerial photography, and many other themes. Visit our GeoData page for other geospatial data resources.

 If you have questions about the ESRI site license, please contact UWIT HelpDesk at

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