ESRI Virtual Campus Courses

DSSC administers the registration process on behalf of the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), Columbia's official contact for ESRI products and services.

ESRI, which produces ArcGIS software, maintains a selection of online courses at the ESRI Virtual Campus.

Due to changes in how ESRI offers courses, the registration form is currently unavailable. This page will be updated as soon as possible. As an alternative for introductory ArcGIS instructions see courses in, search for ArcGIS.

This page outlines how current Columbia University affiliates can register for Virtual Campus courses.  If you are not a Columbia affiliate, you must contact ESRI directly.

Requirements for access:

  • Be a member of the Columbia Community with an active UNI (University Network ID).
  • Obtain a course access code by registering on the Online Registration Form
  • Register at the ESRI Virtual Campus site (instructions included with the access code)

Courses recommended for first-time users

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