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ArcGIS Pro is available for installation on University imaged computers as well as personally owned computers. The process is different for each scenario.

ArcGIS Pro for University Managed Computers

To request ArcGIS Pro on a university managed employee or lab computer, please submit a ticket request in Web Help Desk. Use of ArcGIS Pro on University managed computers requires that you be connected to the campus network on campus or via VPN. You can also check out a license for up to 30 days in the Licensing tab of the application settings. Look for the checkbox labeled "Authorize ArcGIS Pro to work offline."

ArcGIS Pro/Online for Personally Owned Computers

ArcGIS Online is a key component and an integral part of the Esri ArcGIS system. It is a content management system comprised of applications and templates for creating interactive maps. ArcGIS Online users can share maps within an organization or the world through ready-to-use tools that are available for the web, smartphones and tablets. Data, delivered as maps and information feeds, are accessible by other web developers and GIS analysts who can share its contents through the same system. ArcGIS Online is mainly used by GIS professionals to publish information online – including geographic information, cartography, analytics and workflows.

Users can use ArcGIS Online to extend the capabilities of ArcGIS for Desktop, ArcGIS for Server, ArcGIS applications, and ArcGIS APIs and Runtime SDKs. Users can also add many types of maps, layers, applications, tools and files to ArcGIS Online.

To get access to ArcGIS Online a Help Desk ticket must be submitted by a faculty member under the 'Software' category. There are a limited amount of license. Access to ArcGIS Online also allows access to ArcGIS Pro. ArcGIS Pro can be downloaded on University PCs via the Software Center and from

Downloading ArcGIS Pro from ArcGIS Online

  1. Navigate to
  2. Click the button that says William Paterson University.
  3. Sign in with your WPU credentials.
  4. At the top of the page, click your user name and click My settings.
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  5. On the My settings page, click the Licenses tab.
  6. Next to ArcGIS Pro, click Download.
  7. In the Download window, review the Language setting. If you want to download a localized version of ArcGIS Pro, change the setting to the language you want.
  8. Click Download.

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