Welcome to  "GIS User Training". This course is designed to familiarize students, faculty and staff with how to access and use our GIS software. You must pass this course before you will be given access to software on Argo Apps for GIS and student or trial version software.

This course covers the following topics. Begin by reviewing each topic in the order they are presented:

Take your time and work through this course at your own pace. Upon completion, take the quiz in SCOOP

To Navigate: Use the Table of Contents on the left-hand side of the screen or the "Pages on this Topic" section at the bottom of each page to navigate through all training topics. 


  • Possess the Basic Computer Skills for GIS
  • Certain aspects of GIS software require students to have sight and hand-eye coordination (certain abilities) to practice GIS and use the software (any GIS software).

If you have a disability that impacts your full participation in a course you've enrolled in, please contact the Student Accessibility Resources at 850-474-2387 or by email, sar@uwf.edu for additional support.

Working Through the Course

You are free to work through this course at your own pace. Students have until the end of drop/add week to finish the course and take the exam. You will find graphics and videos throughout this course. View these demonstrations to prepare for the final quiz.  The quiz includes 10 questions and opportunity to update answers before submission.  Score at least 80% to pass.

Questions and Comments?

If you have questions regarding the content in this course, help is easy to find. Simply contact the GIS Office via phone (850-474-3207) or email (geo@uwf.edu).

Your questions will be answered as quickly as possible.

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