Learning GIS Overview

Tufts University and the Data Lab provide a variety of ways to learn GIS in order to accommodate the needs of our students, researchers and faculty members across the three campuses.

GIS Courses
View the list of semester long courses currently offered for academic credit at Tufts University.

GIS Workshops
These sessions are short, non-credit workshops intended to get users up to speed on GIS techniques and technologies.

Personal Instruction
One-on-one consultations to help address specific questions about GIS.

ESRI Virtual Campus
The Data Lab offers a series of introductory to advanced online GIS courses to learn ESRI products – free to the Tufts community.

Online Tips and Tutorials
A compendium of support services, tutorials, and tip sheets for GIS, Remote Sensing, Google Earth and other geospatial technologies. Includes resources for both beginning and advanced geospatial technology users.

Printed Instructional Materials
Instructional manuals and text books designed to teach GIS principles and software.