Learn GIS at UC San Diego

Current members of the UC San Diego community have many avenues to learn GIS.

Avenues to Learn GIS @ UC San Diego

Self-Paced Online Courses (Virtual Campus by ESRI)

  •  Free instruction courses are offered via ESRI's Virtual Campus. These self-paced courses provide GIS skills for the beginner to advanced GIS user. There are over 90 courses to choose from. Here's more information on how to take advantage of these courses at NO cost to you. 

One-on-One Instruction Sessions & Research Consultations

  • The GIS Coordinator is also available by appointment for research consultations for all students, faculty and staff.

Courses for Credit

GIS How-To's

  • Seeing how something is done is a great way to learn.  Here are a few good sites to help you out, and a guide for UCSD specifically.

GIS Coordinator Presentations

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GIS Staff is Here to Help!

Data & GIS Lab Staff schedule

I'm happy to provide additional information on our resources and services.

Please let me know about your questions, comments, and suggestions for this website and for GIS on the UC San Diego campus.

--Michael Smith, GIS Coordinator