ESRI GIS Training

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

  1. Within three days of submitting this form, you will receive an email invitation from ESRI. Follow the directions on the invitation. In the future, navigate to ESRI Training ( and log in to access courses.
  2. From the "Catalog" menu, click "Course Catalog." Here you can search for courses on a specific topic (ex: Getting Started with GIS), 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.

These training plans provide good overviews: ArcMap Fundamentals and ArcGIS Pro Fundamentals. If you have any questions or would like additional course recommendations, please contact the GIS Lab Supervisor.