Classes & Events

Event/Description Date/Time/Location

Introduction to GIS Data Management (Individual Course)

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) enable users to visualize and analyze spatial information in a dynamic digital environment. This short course will introduce students to general GIS concepts and applications. Participants will become familiar with the ArcGIS Desktop 10 environment and will gain hands-on experience using ArcMap to create a GIS project utilizing a variety of data layers.


Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Introduction to Geoprocessing

Learn some of the most frequently used geoprocessing tools to highlight the spatial relationships between your datasets, including clip, buffer, dissolve and spatial join.


Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Getting Started with ArcGIS Boot Camp (2-in-1 Combined Course)

All topics from the following two courses will be covered:


Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

SimplyAnalytics: Exploring Demographic and Business Data

Learn how to extract tabular data and export maps for future population projections and current business and consumer data.


Monday, October 21, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Data Interpolation and Extraction

Learn how to interpolate point data into and extract point data from continuous surface data.


Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Mapping Imagery

Learn how to line up images, such as aerial photographs, site plans and diagrams, with other spatial data in ArcGIS (georeferencing).

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Spatial Statistics: Measuring Geographic Distributions

Learn basic spatial statistics tools in ArcGIS to calculate characteristic values of geographic data, such as the center, compactness, and orientation and observe shifting trends in these statistics over time.

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Friday, October 25, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Getting Started with ArcGIS Boot Camp (2-in-1 Combined Course)

All topics from the following two courses will be covered:


Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 9:15am to 12:15pm
Fondren Library B43A

Bringing Census Data Into ArcGIS

Learn how to prepare tabular census data files for input into ArcGIS Desktop, how to download the corresponding geographic TIGER/Line files and how to join the two together to display the tabular data within the ArcMap environment.


Monday, October 28, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Map Layouts for Publication

Learn to layout and symbolize black-and-white maps for publication in journals, articles, books, and more.


Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A