GIS (Geographic Information Systems)


GIS Resources at UIC:

Bullet for link to GIS Day GIS Day at UIC
Celebrate GIS Day @ UIC with us on 18 November 2016 at the Richard J. Daley Library, Room 1-470.
See 2014's events; See 2011's events; See 2009 events to learn what we've done in the past.

bullet for link to UICGIS emai llist Subscribe to UIC GIS Listserv
The UIC GIS Email List (Listserv) is back. The UICGIS List is a subscription email list for all things GIS. Learn how to subscribe.

bullet for link to how to download free GIS software Download Free ArcGIS Software
Instruction guides will assist you in navigating WebStore, selecting, downloading, and installing ESRI's ArcGIS software.

bullet for link to page listing ArcGIS installations in ACCC computer labs Locate ArcGIS Desktop Software in ACCC Labs
Learn where ArcGIS is installed in public ACCC computer labs.

bullet for link to page on accessing free ESRI virtual campus courses Take Free ESRI Virtual Campus Courses
Register for free online GIS software training, offered by ESRI, Inc. This free software training is available to ALL Students, Faculty, and Staff with a e-mail address.

link to download PDF about finding GIS data Find GIS Data
Learn how to find GIS data using UIC Daley Library's Research Guides and Geospatial Onestop.

GIS Courses Offered at UIC GIS Courses Offered at UIC (Adobe PDF, 530 Kb)
These are GIS related courses offered Academic Year 2014-2015.

link to download PDF about finding GIS data Pathways to Landing a GIS Job
Blog article about the skills needed to land the GIS job of your dreams. From Donoghue and Associates. Check out some of the other articles, while you are at it.

GIS Professional Organizations:

bullet for topic Illinois GIS Association (ILGISA) Illinois GIS Association (ILGISA)
ILGISA membership is available to anyone who uses GIS technologies and/or is interested in pursuing a GIS career. Primarily working for government agencies, members include those who are in management positions, as well as those who hold more technical jobs. As a not-for-profit association, we strive to provide high quality, low cost programs which keep our membership informed and help them to continue to develop professionally.

bullet for Urban and Regional Information Systems Associtation (URISA) Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA)
URISA is a non-profit professional and educational association that promotes the effective and ethical use of spatial information and information technologies for the understanding and management of urban and regional systems. It is a multidisciplinary association where professionals from all parts of the spatial data community can come together and share concerns and ideas. URISA supports GISCorps, GIS professionals who provide short term, volunteer GIS services.


Page last updated, 08 Jan 2016


Contact us at:
Urban Data Visualization Lab
412 S Peoria Street, Room B-15 M/C 350
Chicago, IL 60607
Phone: 312-996-3860

Latitude (WGS 84): 41° 52' 33.85" N
Longitude (WGS 84): 87° 38' 59.05" W

image of urban graphics, such as model of neighborhood, drawing, etc.