GIS Help Center

The GIS Help Center provides assistance to any researcher, faculty, or student in the University of Texas system. We are experts in mapping, remote sensing, geocoding, data analysis, and numerous programming languages.

We want to know how we can help YOU met your research and educational goals!

Email us at if you want to help or get help.


Q. What are some of the computer programs your students work with?

A. ESRI products, QGIS, R, Python, VB.Net, among others

Q. I just need a simple map; is that possible?

A. Yes, we can assist with map production to fit your specifications.

Q. I need a couple students longer term; is that a possibility?

A. Yes! We will work closely with you to match students with your needs.

Q. Are the services at the GIS Clinic free?

A. All students have volunteered their time for our GIS Clinic and expect no compensation. However, if compensation is possible, the student volunteer is able to accept.

Q. I am publishing a paper and need mapping assistance; can I give credit to the student who assisted me?

A. Yes! We encourage recognition of our students' work in all publications they assist with.