Esri (Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc.) offers several products for the design and management of solutions through geographic knowledge. U-M's license agreement is funded by a research initiative headed by the Office of Research.
U-M faculty, staff, students, and sponsored affiliates.
GIS Support at the University of Michigan
Note: ArcGIS for Desktop and ArcGIS Pro may be installed on a personally owned machine as long is the intended use is for academic/research/university related purposes.