UCI's Apporto Virtual Computer Lab (VCL) allows UCI undergraduates to access ArcGIS via the Internet with a valid UCINetID and Microsoft Remote Desktop. Read more about this virtual service, including detailed instructions, on OIT's website
It is also available at the Multimedia Resource Center (Science Library).
Get in touch with the MRC for the best hours and access information.
Need more information about GIS? Check out the GIS Research Guide.
Many of UCI Libraries data and mapping databases are designed for researchers in the social sciences, but may be highly relevant to digital humanists.