ArcGIS is a geographic information systems (GIS) ecosystem used for mapping, spatial analytics, and data. This page features ESRI’s most popular desktop application, ArcPro. This software is only available on the Windows operating system. To check additional system requirements, follow this link.

To authenticate ArcPro, first create an ArcGIS Online account using your NetID/PW and select the Enterprise option.

Northwestern University Libraries offers GIS support to affiliated students, faculty and staff. If you have questions, need help with troubleshooting or spatial analysis, contact



Additional GIS software & applications


Available to

  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students


Support Resources



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