GIS and Maps

Information, materials, data and software for Johns Hopkins GIS and Map users.

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Things to Know

  • If you only need to authorize your current application of ArcGIS Desktop (version 10.1-10.8), just download the Authorization File.  See Step 2 for detailed Authorization Instructions.
  • To start a fresh installation or upgrade to the latest  version, follow both steps below:  Download and Install. 



Step 1: Download

It is recommended that you have at least 2 GB of freespace before trying to use this download option.

Please download both the executable file for ArcGIS Desktop and the authorization file. You will need your JHED ID and password to access these files. 

Authorization File:

ArcGIS Desktop Software versions:


Step 2: Install

Now that you have downloaded the software, navigate to its location on your computer. When ready double-click the software executable file to begin the installation process.

Open the PDF(s) above for detailed Installation Instructions and/or Authorization Instructions.