ArcGIS Pro

ArcGIS Pro is a desktop GIS application that supports data sharing across all the ArcGIS products such as ArcGIS Online. This enables users to work across the ArcGIS system through the web GIS.

Pro is a 64-bit native GIS program for Windows that is licensed for Students under our contract. See: for details.

The link and instructions for downloading and accessing ArcGIS Pro are below,

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Download and Install

Installation media for ArcGIS Pro can be found in this Box folder:

For ArcGIS Pro, see folder “ArcGIS Pro 3.2″ (latest version)

The only required file is “ArcGISPro_32_188049.exe”. You may also need the “Microsoft.NET runtime” file if you receive a message regarding the Microsoft.NET runtime update

  1. Download the file and run the executable file.
  2. Click “Next”.
  3. Click “Close”.
  4. The windows will prepare to install for the installation process. The setup will pop-up.
  5. Click “Next”.
  6. Click “Next”.
  7. Click “I accept the master agreement”.
  8. Click “Next”.
  9. Click “Next”.
  10. Click “Install” The device will ask permission to run the application, so click “Yes”.
  11. Click “Finish”.

The software will be installed now, find it by browsing the Start menu. See below for licensing information

Signing In using Named User Licensing

  • You need to be a member of the UW-Madison esri organization in order to license ArcGIS Pro. If you have not done so already, follow the “Instructions to access ArcGIS Online” in the ArcGIS Online page.
  • Next, open the ArcGIS Pro application. An ArcGIS Sign In will pop up. Select “Your ArcGIS Organization’s URL” as shown in the image below. Do not create and ArcGIS login username and password.

  • Next, Enter the organization URL “uw-mad”.

  • Next, Select the option “UW NetID LogIN”.

  • Finally, Login using your NetID and password.