Geographic Information Systems (GIS): GIS Software

GIS and Geospatial Data

GIS Software at Vanderbilt

ESRI is the leading GIS software company, offering many products and services related to geographic information systems and data. Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students can take advantage of Vanderbilt's ESRI site license to use powerful ArcGIS software at little to no cost.

ArcGIS 10.8 and extensions are now available to everyone on campus. There are several different installation and licensing options based on your current status at Vanderbilt (faculty, staff, or student), the computers that you plan to install ArcGIS on (personal or VU), and planned use of the software (on or off campus). Please make a request through the Vanderbilt software store.

Other options for GIS include:


ArcGIS Online


ESRI Storymaps


If you are having trouble with any software please contact