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Finding and Using GIS Data

The AGS Library's Guide to Finding GIS data and working with it for your specific project needs

How to Log In to ArcGIS Online with Student Account

Access ArcGIS at UWM

If you are a UWM student, you automatically have access to ArcGIS online.

ArcGIS Online can help you in many ways including finding data, creating Story Map presentations, using Web App Builder, and creating and sharing maps for free.

Luckily signing in is easy! Just follow these steps:

1). Visit ArcGIS Online Homepage and click "Sign In". There are two different homepages you could come across.


2). Choose "Your ArcGIS organization's URL".

3). Type in "uwm" and press "Continue".

4). Choose University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee.

5). Sign in with your regular UWM credentials.


6). If you see this screen, it worked!


To create a new web map, select "Map" from the toolbar.

To upload new or manage previous content, data, maps, or stories select "Content" from the toolbar.