ArcGIS for Home Use

Staff and Students with a Windows PC (7, 8 or 10) can request ArcGIS to use on their home computer. ArcGIS includes ArcInfo, ArcEditor, ArcView and ArcReader.

Request access to ArcGIS

  1. Complete the ArcGIS request form (login required)
  2. IT Services will check you are entitled to use ArcGIS, then email you with a code and details on how to register this code.

Download ArcGIS

  1. Once you have registered your activation code go to
  2. Login with your University IT account username and password.
  3. Navigate to the Home-Use-Programs folder > ArcGIS > Windows.
  4. Click on the version folder required, then right-click the ArcGIS_Desktop_1061_163864.exe file and click Download.
  5. This is a large file so may take a while to complete.

Full installation instructions

The University cannot help with the installation and maintenance of this program on your personal PC.

When do I need to renew my license?

You will be able to use ArcGIS for one year. After that you will need to complete the ArcGIS request form for a new code which will allow you to continue to use it.

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