Tuesday, January 13, 2009

How to get ArcGIS

One year evaluation version comes with this book for $33
Various student versions 
  • Students are eligible to purchase educational/research software licenses from ESRI upon our receipt of official documentation proving one of the following: (a) current enrollment in at least 6 units, (b) current membership in a graduate program, or (c) current enrollment in a GIS Certificate program. Acceptable documentation includes either a class schedule indicating the school's name, student's name, current term, and (a) number of credits / (b) graduate status / (c) GIS certificate program; or a letter from an advisor or department head, on school letterhead.  Using a schedule as verification, students may purchase anytime between two weeks before the start of the current term and two weeks before the end of the current term.  Graduate students may purchase anytime they are enrolled as long as they send in a letter instead of a class schedule.

    ArcView 3.3, ArcView 8.3, ArcView 9.2, ArcView 9.3 permanent license is available to educational users meeting the above requirements at $250 per license. Their extensions are also available at $150 each.  An alternative to the permanent license is a one-year time out license at $100. The ArcView one-year time out license includes Spatial Analyst, 3D Analyst, Geostatistical Analyst and Network Analyst; it does not include data disks or hard-copy documentation.  Students proving enrollment in just one GIS class worth at least 3 units can qualify for the time-out license.

    Please note that students are licensed to use this software for educational research purposes only. Internships and work performed for not-for-profit entities are NOT covered under the terms of this license. 

    Additionally, students can receive a 40% discount on Virtual Campus courses. For further information on the courses that are offered, please visit http://campus.esri.com

    Students may fax or e-mail your proof of status to 909-307-3049 Attn: Educational Sales orsevich@esri.com or jgenther@esri.com or jshaer@esri.com .  Please make sure a callback phone number and e-mail address are included!

    Feel free to contact me if you have any questions or need more information.


    Sandra Lee Evich

    ESRI Education Telesales Representative

    (800) 447-9778 ext. 1720

    Fax: (909) 307-3049


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