ESRI online training

Available to Johns Hopkins-affiliated users. Get free unlimited access to ESRI Web courses, Training Seminars, and SpatialLABS listed in the ESRI Training Catalog.

To access available training

  1. Make an initial sign in to our Johns Hopkins ArcGIS Online. You’ll be prompted for your JHED ID and password.
  2. Open a new browser tab and navigate to the Esri Training Catalog
  3. Click Sign In at the top right on the screen
  4. In the new pop-up window click “Sign in with ENTERPRISE ACCOUNT”
  5. In the “Enter your ArcGIS organization URL below” box, type “gisanddata”
  6. When prompted, enter your JHED ID and password
  7. Explore courses by topic or keyword

NOTE: ESRI’s “Instructor-Led” courses and “Books” are not included in our library subscription.

Choosing your ESRI E-Learning Courses

Those new to GIS may find the ESRI Training Catalog a bit overwhelming. To find introductory training:

  1. Click the down arrow next to the Catalog tab and select Find Training
  2. Type “New User” in the search box and select the filter “Web Course”

Three of the most popular introductory course are:

  • Getting Started with GIS
  • Getting Stared with ArcGIS Pro
  • Using GIS to Solve Problems

If you prefer training via a MOOC environment (Massive Open Online Courses), take a look at ESRI’s ongoing GIS MOOCs at

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