Abstract: Montclair State University is interested in developing a GIS for their campus. They have CAD drawings of all their buildings and a Trimble GeoXT which they plan to use to collect information regarding fire hydrants, light poles etc. The individuals attending the presentation have an understanding of GIS. They are interested in learning about MERI’s GIS – how it works, the data that we have, applications that are available, GPSing etc. A short presentation will be given regarding operations followed by an open discussion.