Students are able to access ArcGIS Desktop from LaTrobe on the Hub.

Install the ArcGIS student trial software

The installation process is detailed, please follow the steps int he attached document.

A. Before you install ArcGIS for Desktop

  1. Check your system requirements to make sure your computer has the hardware and software required for the trial.

  2. Sign in to Latrobe OnTheHub ( using your student account and search for ‘ArcGIS’, add this product to your cart.

    arcgis add to cart

  3. Once you have ‘checked out’ you will be given an activation code, take note of this you will need it later.

    arcgis authorisation code

B. Activate your authorization code

  1. Visit to begin the process of activating and downloading your ArcGIS for Desktop Student Trial software.

    arcgis esri education

  2. Log in using your Existing Esri account, or sign-up for a new Esri account, if necessary. If you use your student account, make sure your email is in the format:

    arcgis esri signup

  3. Enter the authorization code and click Activate ArcGIS.

    archgis enter authorisation code

  4. Select ArcGIS 10.7.1 (You do not have access to ArcGIS Pro).

    arcgis select version

  5. Select ArcGIS Desktop (ArcMAP).

    arcgis click download

C . Installing the Software on your PC

  1. Locate the ArcGIS Download on your PC and double-click to run.

  2. Select a location to save the extracted files (documents is fine).

  3. Once these files have extracted select close and the installer will automatically launch.

  4. Work through the installer step by step as follows:

    • Read and agree to the Master Agreement.

    • Select the Complete installation type.

      arcgis select complete installation

    • Choose the location ArcGIS/ Python will be saved (you can leave this as default).

    • Begin the installation.

  5. The ArcGIS administration wizard will automatically appear. Ensure you have selected the settings pictured, then click Authorise now.

    arcgis authorise now

  6. Select I have installed my software and need to authorise it.

    arcgis i have installed

  7. Select Authorise with Esri now using the internet.

    arcgis authorise with esri

  8. Enter your personal details. An * indicates a required field.

    arcgis enter personal details

  9. Enter your authorisation details as per the image below:

    Note: Your industry should represent your area of study.

    arcgis enter authorisation details

  10. Enter your authorisation code, this is the one we received from La Trobe OnTheHub.

    arcgis enter authorisation number

  11. Select I don’t want to authorise any extensions at this time.

    arcgis dont authorise extensions

  12. Leave the next page as is and click Next.

  13. Click Finish and okay and ArcGIS desktop will now be installed on your PC.