ESRI GIS Training

ESRI provides organization-wide access to a variety of trainings for one year for all Appalachian State students, faculty, and staff.  Access can be requested or renewed annually by submitting this webform.

  1. Within three days of submitting this form, you will receive an email invitation from ESRI. Click on the link in the email to accept the invitation and log-in to ESRI using an existing account. If you do not have an account, create one. In the future, you can go directly to ESRI Training ( and log in to access courses.
  2. From the "Catalog" menu, click "Find Training." Here you can search for courses on a specific topic (ex: Projections or 3D), by format (ex: Web Course). Any course that is labeled "FREE" or has an open lock icon is available to you for free. 
  3. Click the title of a course to begin.

There are also plenty of free courses available for training that do not require a maintenance subscription. You can access the free courses here.

If you have any questions or would like course recommendations please contact the GIS Lab Supervisor - Lauren Andersen (