The UALR GIS Applications Laboratory, located on the fourth floor of the Reynolds Building, was created by the merging of the GIS functions in the Colleges of Business Administration and Science and Engineering Technology. The laboratory is equipped for state-of-the-art analysis and visualization of geographic, demographic and environmental data.

The lab utilizes software packages from Environmental Systems Research Inc. (ESRI). It is an ESRI authorized training site within the St. Louis region with advanced classes taught by ESRI personnel.