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The GIS Laboratory Offers:

Poster and map production

The GIS Lab utilizes two professional plotters for your poster and map printing needs.  We also provide support in customized poster/map production for a charge. The laboratory staff can help you generate well-designed posters or maps that meet your specific requirements.

Printing prices (as of April 2013):

UIS-affiliated rates:

White background posters:  $5.70/sq. foot

Solid background posters:  $9.00/sq. foot

Non-affiliated rates:

White background posters:  $7.00/sq. foot

Solid background posters: $10.00/sq. foot

All posters are printed on high-quality glossy photo paper.  For inquiries/printing please contact the Lab.


GIS technical support

The GIS Lab provides technical support in the following areas:

  • General GIS questions/support
  • Project specific help
  • Generate point data based on the GPS or address the customer provides
  • Generate polygon, or line features based on CAD files or digitized information
  • Digitizing and/or scanning printed maps
  • Converting scanned images into geo-referenced digital files
  • Georeferencing custom data with existing in-house datasets
  • Statistical analysis and spatial modeling
  • Remote sensing data analysis
  • Deploying web applications on ArcGIS cloud-based platforms


The following set of links are to websites within UIS that are designed to help you enroll and ease through your education.

Getting Started

Important Websites for Students

Academic & Career Assistance