Preparing for class


The required course materials are provided by the program and include computers and workbooks containing slides and exercises. Students also receive a copy of ArcGIS Desktop (Windows only) and access to ESRI online courses to continue their GIS education outside of class.

You will need to have your nine digit student ID and univeristy password to log into the computers.

Directions and parking:

The GIS teaching lab is located in HSS 290 on the main SFSU campus (near the corner of 19th and Holloway Ave). You can park in the campus garage (lot 20, $7/day) or try to find street parking near campus. Be warned that although infrequent, there have been car break-ins in neighborhoods around campus. See information on parking and public transportation and or a pdf of a map of the main campus. Click here for Google directions to the IGISc teaching lab.