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    719.389.6449 (during business hours)
    After hours emergency phone
    For after-hours help with Canvas, call Canvas Support at 855.740.0505
    Solutions Center in Tutt Library
    first floor on the east side

    Mon-Fri: 8 AM - 5 PM

    Helen and Arthur E. Johnson GIS Lab

    GIS LAB (2)

    Matt Cooney  

    GIS Technical Director

    Tutt Library Rm 130

    o (719) 389-6130


    CC students, staff, and faculty partner with Hrishi Ballal (on screen) of Geodesignhub, Colorado Springs Utilities, and other community members to participate in the International Geodesign Collaboration (  The focus of first collaborative geodesign workshop was Campus/Creek relationships, following from “The Monument Creek Project Phase II” supported by Innovation and SOTR in Summer 2018.

    Check here for projects we're participating in and other GIS bits:

    State of the Rockies 2018 Report


    Water Contamination in Fountain, Security, and Widefield, CO

    What we do:

    • Assist students, faculty, and staff with all things geospatial
    • Half Block and Summer Block B course: EV127:Intro to GIS
    • Provide student adjunct opportunities
    • Train students to be GIS Lab employees and student mentors
    • Host classes that want to utilize geospatial technologies
    • Provide research design consultations
    • Support GIS use in faculty and student research projects
    • Assist and train faculty to integrate GIS in classes and research
    • Training on data design, data collection, and data visualization
    • Digital Liberal Arts (DLA) and Digital Humanities (DH) projects
    • Host GIS Conferences to promote local and regional collaboration
    • Provide continuing education for alumni
    • Installation and licensing of GIS software on CC student's, faculty's, and staff's computers 

    Lab Hours:

    The lab is staffed from 8:30 AM – 5 PM, Monday through Friday. Lab is open until 10 PM everyday.

    Reserving Lab for Courses:

    You may request a lab reservation through Outlook Calendar or Office 365.  Please contact Matt Cooney if you need assistance.

    After-hours Access:

    Contact Matt Cooney

    Lab Policies:

    Lab space is limited, so please read and follow lab protocols so we can make the best use of our time and space.

    GIS Lab Facilities

    24 High end workstations

    20 Dell  Precision Workstation T3620 Mini Tower

    • 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7700 (Quad Core 3.6GHz, 4.2Ghz Turbo, 8MB, w/ HD Graphics 630)
    • 16 GIGs RAM
    • NVIDIA Quadro M4000 8GB Video cards
    • 1TB + HDs

    4 Dell Precision Workstation T3620 Mini Tower

    • 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7700K (Quad Core 4.2GHz, 4.5Ghz Turbo, 8MB, w/ HD Graphics 630)
    • 32 GIGs RAM
    • NVIDIA Quadro M4000 8GB Video cards
    • 2TB+ HDs

    Specialized Software Installed on GIS Lab Computers

    Windows 7 64 Bit

    • ArcGIS for Desktop v10.4.1
    • ArcGIS Pro v2.0
    • Drone2Map
    • ArcView v3.3
    • Agisoft Photoscan Professional
    • QGIS v2.18.13
    • GeoMapApp
    • Google Earth Pro
    • Trimble GPS Pathfinder Office
    • ERDAS Imagine 2016
    • Maxent
    • Envi v5.4
    • Stata
    • SPSS
    • MiniTab

    in VirtualPC - XP Mode

    • ESRI ArcINFO Desktop v9.3.1
    • Hawths Tools
    • ESRI ArcVIEW 3.3
    • Office