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We can’t change your Esri password because it’s tied to your GatorLink account. You should be using the same login you use for the majority of other UF related business. For instructions on how to use your Gatorlink to login to Esri products, please see this page. If you don’t know or have forgot your Gatorlink credentials, please see this page for more information from UFIT.
Yes. You should immediately migrate to ArcGIS Pro if you wish to continue to use desktop GIS software from Esri under the UF/Esri site license. After 11/22/22 ArcMap will no longer be available. Please see this page for more details.
The license cost is $100 – $500, depending on your level of use.
ESRI License Levels & Costs
- Level 1 – $500
Unlimited seats for Desktop GIS (including ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Pro) and ArcGIS Online (AGOL). In addition, access to all other ESRI products including ArcGIS Server (including SDE), ArcPad, Business Analyst and any other product included under ESRI site license.
- Level 3 – $100
Up to 3 users using GIS in your unit. This only includes ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Pro, and ArcGIS Online (AGOL).
Students using Esri software for class purposes can have access to the software for free. If students are using the software for grant funded research, they should contact the point of contact for their unit.
Current University of Florida students with a .ufl.edu email are entitled to free Esri software as long as the software is used for non-grant funded research or coursework. The software must be installed on your own personally owned computer. The following softwares are available for student use:
- ArcGIS for Desktop – Advanced (ArcMap, ArcCatalog, and ArcToolbox with all the extensions, including Spatial Analys)
- ArcGIS Pro
- ArcGIS Online (AGOL)
Yes, UF has 5 complimentary passes. Please see this page for more info on obtaining a pass, as well as information on volunteering.