Education & Training

Register for upcoming GIS workshops:

The next round of GIS workshops will be offered during the fall semester of 2018.

If you have topics that you would like see covered in the fall workshops, submit your ideas to

Previous GIS workshops:

  • Getting Started with ArcGIS Online
  • Digital Scholarship Method Series: Introduction to Data Collection
  • Creating and Sharing Your Data with ArcGIS Online Story Maps​
  • Getting Started with ArcGIS for Desktop I
  • Getting Started with ArcGIS for Desktop II
  • Researching and Exporting Data with PolicyMap

University Classes: A number of departments at UD offer courses focused on or touching on geospatial knowledge.

  • Fundamentals Classes
    • Introduction to GIS (GEOG372)
    • GIS in Natural Resource Management (APEC480)
    • Geographic Information Systems and Science (GEOG670)
    • Advanced GIS (GEOG471/671)
  • GIS Topics Classes
    • Select Technical Topics: Python Scripting, LIDAR & Hyperspectral, etc. (GEOG473)
  • Classes Where GIS is Applied

GIS LearnIT Express Sessions: These quick videos highlight a particular technology or technique, to fast forward your learning

esri e-Learning: The University of Delaware maintains a site license with esri, the makers of ArcGIS. As part of this site license, UD faculty/staff/grant supported student that pay for an Esri license and any UD student may take any GIS technology classes at Esri e-Learning at no cost. These courses are a great way to get started with GIS or learn a new aspect of ArcGIS or even general GIS fundamentals. Send a request to if you would like access to Esri e-learning. (If you are requesting for a UD course the email should include a list of UDel email addresses for all students in the class.)

GIS Workshops: Research computing regularly holds workshops for members of the UD community who wish to learn more about a particular aspect of GIS.  If you would like to request a workshop, please fill out this form .  Below are some workshops that we’ve held recently:

GIS@UD User Group: The GIS@UD users group has taken different forms at different times, according to community involvement.  If you are interested in participating in a GIS@UD meet up, please send us a note at