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GIS Center: ArcGIS Online

Information and Resources Offered by the GIS Center at UC Merced.

Why use AGOL?

If you are new to GIS, the easiest place to start is with ArcGIS Online (AGOL).  You can log in and use the mapping app from any device, and membership is free for UC Merced students, faculty, and staff.  An organizational account through the GIS Center opens access to expanded analytics and Esri training and tutorials, as well as the option to download Esri's desktop software, ArcGIS Pro, for free.  See the Training Tab above for AGOL tutorials.

  1. Go to:
  2. Click on Sign In at the top right corner of the page.
  3. Click on Enterprise Login (UC Merced) then click the blue button labeled UC Merced.
  4. Sign On using UC Merced Single Sign On (SSO)
  5. After two-factor authentication is complete through Duo – you will be on the GIS Center's ArcGIS Online frontpage. Your username will be your UCM username (without the "").