Software :: ArcGIS


ArcGIS is a complete system for designing and managing solutions through the application of geographic knowledge, enabling people to make more informed decisions. HSU has a campus-wide license that enables both faculty and students to use the software on HSU-owned equipment.

Who's it for?

System Configuration

ArcGIS for Desktop has been certified for Windows operating systems and requires Microsoft .NET Framework to be installed.

Read the complete list of system requirements.

Additional Information

ITS does not provide support for ArcGIS. Please contact the vendor for assistance with the software.

Details of the contract terms are available on the CSU website.

Accessing This Service

To learn where ArcGIS is installed on campus, click /its/labs-softwarelist?application=ArcGIS

ArcGIS for students can also be downloaded directly from the HSU Software Downloads page.

Using This Service

Extensive resources for using ArcGIS software are available on the vendor's website.


ArcGIS for Students may be downloaded from the HSU Software Downloads page.


Please refer to the Law & Policy section of the ITS website at /its/security-policy for information about policies relevant to software usage.