The Spatial Data Center offers a number of support service for members of the Drew community. To request services or suggest additional service, contact GIS Specialist Lisa Jordan at ( x3740.


  • Course Material Development

    Let the data center help incorporate spatial thinking, geographic information systems (GIS), or spatial statistics into your coursework, with course specific modules (in-class or online material)

  • Faculty Research

    Let the data center help you to find spatial data, generate custom maps, and learn about geospatial techniques relevant to your work

  • Web Site Development

    Let the data center produce digital maps and materials specific to your course needs

Equipment Loans

  • Set of 15 Garmin eTrex and 2 Garmin Oregon receivers for classroom GPS exercises
  • 5 laptops equipped with ESRI ArcGIS
  • A professional survey grade Trimble GPS receiver, and 2 external antennae

Equipment loans are available to faculty and students for GIS work the field.  To reserve equipment, please complete this form.


  • 1-on-1 or workshop training on GIS basics, GPS basics, and an introduction to spatial statistics
  • Special topics in GIS (advanced statistics, open source software)
  • Preparing professional posters for presentation