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Geographic Information Systems at Yale: The Yale GIS Workshops

Geographic Information Systems at Yale University encompasses a range of spatial applications and services. GIS is used by many disciplines at Yale University.

Yale GIS Workshop Videos

These series of videos were created from live GIS workshops offered by the Yale GIS team. Videos and data are available for Yale members with their NetID authentication. If you have any questions, please e-mail us to

  • Intro to GIS: ArcGIS​ (Closed Captions)
    Video (2:15 hrs) | Data
  • Intro to GIS: QGIS (Closed Captions)
    ​Video (58:53 mins) | Data
  • Intermediate GIS: ArcGIS​ (Closed Captions)
    Video (2:44 hrs) | Data
  • Intermediate GIS: QGIS ( (Closed Captions)​
    Video (59:11 mins) 

Virtual GIS Training

Yale members have the option to join the Esri e-Learning platform to access hundreds of GIS virtual training at no cost.

  1. Access and setup, if you have not done so, your Yale University ArcGIS Online Account.
  2. Once you log in, please look for your name on the top right corner. 
  3. Click the drop-down menu, you should be able to find "Training"
  4. Once you get access to the Esri e-Learning platform, you may browse their course catalog

Note: Most of the instructor-led training sessions require a fee, regardless of the site license. However, you might receive a discounted price if you decide to enroll any. 

Selected Tutorials

These are selected GIS Tutorial and Course sites that provide excellent comprehensive instructional materials for those interested in refining their GIS skills.

GIS Workshops & Consultations