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Drexel GIS Users Group

A meetup to share tips and hear from innovative internal and visiting presenters. News and event announcements are also shared via the Microsoft Teams group. Drexel community members can contact Steve Melly to get added to this list. The group is coordinated by Drexel's Urban Health Collaborative.

Weekly office hours are available on Wednesdays from 1:30 – 3:30 pm at 3600 Market Street, Room 704, or at Nesbitt Hall (3215 Market St.) by appointment.  Please contact Steve Melly, GIS Analyst for Drexel's Urban Health Collaborative, with any questions.

ESRI Site License at Drexel

ArcGIS Pro: ArcGIS Pro is the latest professional desktop GIS application from Esri. With ArcGISPro, you can explore, visualize, and analyze data; create 2D maps and 3D scenes; and share your work to your ArcGIS Online portal

ArcGIS Online: A complete cloud-based mapping platform.

Community Analyst Online:  A web-based tool with demographic and business data visualized in map format. 

To gain access to ArcGISPro desktop software: 

Contact the Drexel IT help desk at  You'll be given an ESRI account linked to the Drexel site license. When you log on with the ESRI account you will have access to ESRI online tools and can download ArcGISPro to install on your desktop.  To do that, click on your name in the upper right of the browser, select My Settings\Licenses and scroll down to ArcGISPro.

ArcGISPro 3.2.1, the current version, requires .NET 6, so users might need to download that from Microsoft and install it.

GIS Data Sources

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