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Digital Projects Lab

Data, GIS, and Digital Projects at Kennedy Library

AutoDesk Education Community

Access over 70 free and student-edition software packages including:

AutoCAD (PC and MAC versions),

AutoCAD Civil 3D and Map 3D

Revit, 3ds Max Design, Maya, and many others.

ESRI ArcGIS Software

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ESRI ArcGIS Pro and ArcMap 10.x desktop GIS software are available for students, staff, and faculty to install on their own personal computers for academic use. This includes the ArcGIS Advanced license, with extensions such as 3D Analyst, Spatial Analyst, and others. Note: ArcGIS requires the Windows operating system. For Mac users, see the information below to install Windows using Bootcamp.

ERDAS IMAGINE Student Edition (1-year license)

ERDAS IMAGINE photogrammetry & remote sensing software is available for student academic use on personal computers (Windows OS). Request an activation code for ERDAS IMAGINE (Cal Poly Log-in). Online tutorials are available through Hexagon Geospatial U.

Tableau Desktop Student Edition

Tableau is a powerful easy-to-use program for visualizing data. 

Minitab Sofware

Minitab statistical software is available for download through your My Cal Poly Portal.

JMP Software

JMP statistical software is also available for download on personal computers through your My Cal Poly Portal

SAS University Edition

Download a Free full version of SAS software for student, faculty, and staff non-commercial use. Join the SAS University community for additional resources and support, or visit to learn more.

Download SAS University Edition

Solid Works

SolidWorks Student Design Kit 2013-2014

3D mechanical CAD software for design and engineering applications. Integrates design, verification, communication and project data management. Access the SolidWorks Student Design Kit 2013-2014 through your My Cal Poly Portal and the Technical Service Request.

Student Software from ITS

Access additional free and discounted academic and personal use software available through the Kivuto OnTheHub!