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ArcGIS is an integrated collection of GIS (geographic information systems) software products used to author, analyze, map, manage, share, and publish geographic information.


Includes desktop software titles, as well as many online services, such as:

  • ArcGIS Desktop (ArcInfo/ArcMap)
  • ArcGIS Pro
  • ArcGIS Online
  • ArcGIS Server
  • ArcGIS Collector
  • more
Get Started: 

ArcGIS Online is available on demand by accessing, while users of the desktop software should follow the appropriate guides in the Related Knowledge Base articles. 

Getting Started with ArcGIS Online

Esri is a juggernaut of online tutorial creation. Many training topics and tutorials are available using your UC Davis login at

Requests for additional software including ArcGIS Server should be submitted to




The ArcGIS suite is provided by joint funding from the College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences and the Office of the Provost.

Additional Information

Policies & Guidelines:

Don't Do Bulk Geocoding on

You have 500 credits to start with. Please use them judiciously. Everything uses credits on, but Bulk Geocoding is particularly expensive. Bulk geocoding (placing more than 1000 addresses or place names from a table on the map) SHOULD NOT be done through For more information about how ArcGIS credits are used see