ESRI: Campus Access to ArcGIS Desktop

Campus Access to ESRI ArcGIS Desktop: ArcMAP and ArcGIS Pro

Trent University is currently supporting ArcGIS Desktop ArcMap 10.7.1. and ArcGIS Pro 2.4.x.

ArcGIS Desktop Software can be accessed by registered members of Trent University from a number of locations at Trent including  labs in Otonabee College, the DNA building, Traill College and on Oshawa campus.

ArcGIS Desktop requires Windows operating system. ArcGIS Desktop (ArcMap) and ArcGIS Pro can be run on the same machine. You may install one or both software.  

Further information regarding software system requirements:

ArcGIS for Desktop (ArcMap) 10.7x Systems Requirements

ArcGIS Pro 2.4 Systems Requirements

Trent faculty and staff can obtain software for their offices and research labs by downloading software from the Trent network. Computers must be Trent imaged, Windows 10 and linked to the Trent backbone. Software can be used for academic research and teaching only, commercial use is prohibited. 

To download and install software for a Trent Office or Research Lab  (this option is availalbe to Trent faculty and staff only):

Log into Trent University (using the PC you wish to upgrade or install software to). Click on the Windows logo (start) key >  Microsoft System Centre> Software Centre> Esri ArcGIS Desktop

For ArcGIS for Desktop ArcMap: choose Esri ArcGIS Desktop 10.7.1 x86 .  Double click on the installation icon.

For ArcGIS for Desktop ArcPro: choose Esri ArcGIS Pro 2.4. Double click on the installation icon.

Arc Desktop Download Instructions for On Campus


NOTE, if you are running older versions of ArcGIS for Desktop ArcMap software: 

ArcGISfor Desktop ArcMap 10.7.1 installs directly over ArcGIS for Desktop ArcMap 10.1 and higher. Versions prior to 10.1, must be removed before installing version 10.7.1.

Once software is successfully installed, go to: Programs > ArcGIS Desktop Administrator> Desktop> Ensure "Advanced (ArcInfo) Concurrent Use" is selected> under License Manager - enter  "", if not currently listed. 

Settings for Campus_ArcGIS_Administrator

In addition to obtaining software for campus use, one copy of software can be obtained for off-campus use, provided the software is being used in support of academic research and teaching.  See ArcGIS Off-Campus Access for more information.

For further information, please contact Trent Library's Maps, Data & Government Information Centre (MaDGIC).