Esri on a Mac

Esri Desktop products such as ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Pro were not designed to run on a Mac. It is possible though, for more information on how to install this software on a Mac, please see the following:

Recommendations from Esri for ArcGIS Pro

Blog post from Esri for ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Pro

You can also access ArcGIS Pro via UFApps, which could be your key to success. Make sure you consult with your department’s GIS professor to get some tips on how to use M and R Drives through UFApps.