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GIS at The University of Vermont

Geographic Information Systems at UVM generally means ArcGIS — the industry leading desktop GIS application from ESRI.  UVM has an unlimited site license for ArcGIS. Consequently, the emphasis here is on ArcGIS.  Of course, there are choices for GIS software, and there are many other aspects to GIS at the University of Vermont.  For more general information please visit Dr. Morrissey's Geospatial Technologies page.


August 29, 2016
As Fall semester begins, we have ArcGIS Desktop version 10.4.1, which was released in June. ArcGIS Pro 1.3 was also released this summer. If you need to use ArcGIS Pro, please use the contact page to make a request.
April 7, 2016
ArcGIS 10.4 has been released, and the UVM license server has been upgraded with 10.4 licenses. ArcGIS Pro 1.2 has also been released. If you need to use ArcGIS Pro, please use the contact page to make a request.
July 24, 2015
ArcGIS 10.3.1 and ArcGIS Pro 1.1 are available, and the license server has been updated with new licenses for FY16. ArcGIS Pro licensing is done through the ArcGIS Online organizational account for UVM and thus requires individual attention. If you need to use ArcGIS Pro, please use the contact page to make a request.
January 27, 2015
ArcGIS 10.3 and ArcGIS Pro are here. See what's new. Look for installation and licensing information here soon.
April 23, 2014
ArcGIS Desktop version 10.2.2 has been released. This minor increment release is focused on software fixes and quality. See what's new in 10.2.2.
September 18, 2013
Microsoft has released a fix under KB 2732673 that resolves a problem caused by a May 2013 Microsoft update that could result in data corruption when using ArcGIS (version 10.1 and earlier) on a Windows 7 system and writing data to remote data sotrage on a Windows Vista, 7, 2008/2008 R2, or 2012 system. See Esri Knowledge Base article 41119 for more information.
August 28, 2013
ArcGIS version 10.2 was released late in the summer and is now available for use at UVM. At least two labs on campus are running version 10.2, which reportedly delivers improved performance and security, new geoprocessing tools (allowing better use of Excel files, among other new functionality) and Data and Map Document compatibility with ArcGIS 10.1. Read more about what is new in ArcGIS 10.2.
December 6, 2012
Esri has released Updated Demographics for the years 2012/2017. These data will be shipped next month but are available now via Business Analyst Online. ALSO... many updates have been made to the GIS@UVM site. Take a look!
November 29, 2012
ArcGIS version 10.1 was released this summer! If you are not running it yet, now is a good time to go for it as Service Pack 1 has just been released. Esri has also updated or opened up access to Business Analyst and City Engine.

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