Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) software products and data sets are available at Wright State because the University,
as a member institution in the Ohio Geographic Information Systems Network (Ohio GIS-Net), maintains an annual site license. A Site
License grants an educational institution the use of a large collection of ESRI software products on an unlimited number of the
institution's computers on one campus. The software may be used for teaching and research.
- How to obtain an ESRI license
ArcGIS is an integrated collection of GIS
software products for building a complete GIS for your organization.
For more information regarding ESRI Proprietary Rights
Acknowledgment, please follow this link.
At no time is commercial use authorized. Commercial use is defined as use of the software, documentation, or data for any use
relating to "for profit" purposes.
Distribution of the software to licensed end users on campus and other administrative maintenance of the Site License are handled
by a Site License Administrator. The Site License Administrator is also the contact on campus for faculty and staff, who wish to
participate in the Site License program.
At Wright State University, the ESRI software products are managed and controlled at by the Center for Urban and Public Affairs.
Carol Hooker, the Site License Administrator is responsible for protecting, managing, and distributing the software among the
departments on campus. The software may only be copied by the Site License Administrator in accordance with rules set forth in
the Site License.
For more ESRI license information, click here.
The software under the ESRI Site License Agreement cannot be installed and operated on student-owned computers. Students can
obtain access to the 180-day time-out edition of ESRI software for use on their personal computers by purchasing Getting to
Know ArcGIS Desktop.
Note: Caution should be exercised when purchasing used books as the software may have already exceeded the 180-day license
for the CD in the used text.
Students may also obtain individual educational licenses of ArcGIS and many of its extensions by calling ESRI TeleBusiness
For additional information on the Center for Urban and Public Affairs, please contact:
Research/GIS Data Analyst
Center for Urban & Public Affairs
Wright State University
3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy.
Dayton, OH 45435-0001