Esri ArcGIS Online


The Ohio Department of Higher Education is pleased to offer Esri ArcGIS Online Online and Desktop software free to Ohio's K-12 public, non-public, community schools, educators, students, and formal youth clubs. Esri ArcGIS Online is a powerful, easy, fun environment for making maps and doing analysis.


Getting Started with Esri

New users are strongly encouraged to view the Teaching with GIS: Intro to Using GIS in the Classroom web course and submit the information listed below to to obtain a free DVD for your classroom, school or district.

  • Last Name
  • First Name
  • Email Address
  • School District/Building
  • Grade Level(s)
  • Address
  • City
  • Zip Code
  • User Level: (Single User or District-Wide)
  • Any Questions or Comments

The Ohio Department of Higher Education will forward a DVD set or email an online version of the State access license code for downloading.


Contact Tracy Taylor at 614-387-1021 or