GIS Information

Virginia Tech Campus

Facilities maintains geographic information systems (GIS) data for the university, with detailed information about water distribution, sanitary and storm sewers, chilled water, hot water, high and low pressure steam, topography, transportation and parking systems, and building footprint data. Only Virginia Tech employees can access the data from a university IP address.

Accessing the GIS Server

For steps on connecting to the GIS server through AutoCAD Map click here. To access the GIS server, you must use AutoCAD 2013. If you have an older version, contact your system administrator to upgrade the software.

For connection properties specific to university facilities use the information provided in this pdf.

New User Request

New users must submit a GIS User Request Form to access the GIS server. Please note that access may be limited to certain features depending on departmental needs.

Changing Your GIS Password

Once you have received a username and password for the GIS server, you'll need to change your temporary password. Click on “GIS” under “Non-Banner Instances” and then enter the requested information.

For more information, contact David Arnold at 540-231-6854.

Note: Base map and utility information have not been verified and are considered incomplete. For site specific information, call David Arnold at 540-231-6854.