ArcGIS License Request

Use this form to request a license for ESRI software products.

  • If you are not affiliated with U-Mass Amherst, please contact your institution's GIS coordinator for a license.
  • If you are a student in an introductory GIS course, your instructor may have already obtained a -year student license for you.
  • When you complete this form, you will receive an e-mail with a link to the license file and installation instructions.
  • U-Mass Amherst community members can use almost all software published by ESRI (an extensive, but incomplete, list can be found here). If you need additional software not available via this form, please e-mail

Notes on software:

  • If you don't know what you need, that's OK! You probably only need ArcGIS Desktop and the Data Interoperability extension.
  • ESRI e-Training is a great resource and is highly recommended. You can access via U-Mass's ArcGIS Online organization at:
  • ESRI is phasing out ArcGIS 10.0 and earlier versions, and we strongly urge you to upgrade to the latest version whenever possible. If you need a license for 10.0 and prior versions, please contact
Your department or enrolled major at U-Mass Amherst.
Preferably your U-Mass e-mail address, but whichever one you use most frequently.
Your role at U-Mass. You may select more than one.
Select "Yes" if you need to install ArcGIS on multiple machines in your lab, research group, or classroom.
How many computers do you need to install ArcGIS on?
Select 'Yes' if you need to download/upgrade software in addition to getting a license.
If you don't know, it's probably "No".
Select other ESRI products you need licenses for and/or access to.
Unlimited access to ESRI's e-Training
You can select more than one.
Do you need something that is not listed above, or technical support?

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233 Morrill Science Center
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003-9297

Phone: (413) 545-2286
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