Use smart maps for smarter decisions.

Planning, operating, and sustaining educational institutions is complex. Whether a higher education campus or a K-12 school district, the work is multifaceted. Demographic analysis, campus operations, transportation, facilities management, safety, master planning, and stakeholder communications are among the tasks. While often unseen, all of these fixed and moving parts have locations, a geography.

By integrating key data and systems with Esri GIS for a location-based perspective, administrators better see and serve their campuses and the people connected to them.

"At the heart of all of this decision making, investment, [and] asset management is data that we can manage, report, manipulate, and visualize through GIS."

Brian Swanson, Assistant Vice President and CFO, University Services, University of Minnesota



Planning for education institutions is a spatial act. It involves leaders and patrons. Learn more about GIS for master planning.


Campuses and districts are like little cities—large grounds, brick-and-mortar structures, integrated systems. Knowing “where” is critical.


An educational institution’s stakeholders are wide and varied. Like its leaders, they also demand easy and insightful information access.


ArcGIS Pro

ArcGIS Pro provides education administrators with powerful data visualization, analysis, and integration capabilities that are being applied in administration areas of all kinds, including demographic planning, transportation, facilities management, and safety programs.

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ArcGIS for Server

With ArcGIS for Server, education users easily create and share geospatial data and maps throughout their internal network to collaboratively develop and implement plans. Likewise, web access to key outputs supports other stakeholders including parents, students, and the community.

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ArcGIS Online

Using ArcGIS Online, students have the GIS tools they need to create interactive web maps and apps. Their work can be used for individual assignments and easily shared with other students for collaborative projects.

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