Welcome to the University of Chicago’s Research Computing Center (RCC) website for Geographic Information Science (GIS). The RCC-GIS portal provides information for locating data, taking classes, leveraging GIS software, and exploring research projects on campus.RCC-GIS engages in interdisciplinary research and education with UChicago users who want to incorporate GIS methods and software. Spatial analysis research tools benefit any discipline using location-based data. RCC-GIS offers many services to the UChicago community, such as: cartography, data mining and transformation, spatial statistics, GIS desktop software, and high-performance computing solutions.
RCC-GIS also offers complimentary workshops and bootcamp courses on cutting-edge GIS methods and software. These courses allow UChicago researchers to independently overcome challenges associated with location-based data.