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Resources offered by the Urban Data Visualization Lab.

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Students registered in UPP 458/459 or UPP 461/2, and students using GIS in their coursework, research or projects are welcome to attend UDVL’s GIS Helpdesk hours for support in class assignments, final projects, Master’s projects or dissertations.

Spring 2022 Helpdesk hours

  • Mondays: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm and 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
  • Tuesday: no Helpdesk
  • Wednesday: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
  • Thursdays: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
  • Friday: 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

All Helpdesk office hours are in a virtual format. 

Virtual office hours are available at the same schedule on Zoom:

Meeting ID: 894 5782 6694
Passcode: 4dUPcqH3


If you have problems with logging in to the virtual office hours, please email

Technology Resources:

Virtual Computer Lab
ESRI Virtual Campus – UIC students, faculty, and staff can sign up for free ESRI GIS Software Courses Online because of UIC’s campus-wide site license with ESRI — one of the principal producers of geographic information systems (GIS) software
NetLogo Resources
UIC Webstore
UIC Library

Job Resources:
Dribble Jobs
Authentic Jobs
GIS jobs in Illinois


Illinois GIS Association (ILGISA)
Network for Computational Modeling for SocioEcological Science (CoMSES Net)
Spatial Decision Support Consortium
Participatory Modeling
University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS)