Virtually any data can be mapped if you have a geographic component to your data. Whether you have an address, zip code, county or state geographic code.
ArcMap is available via the university server at: BC Apps.
ArcGIS Online is a web based tool which provides internal layers that can be applied and also allows users to upload their own data from a .txt or csv file. Boston College students and faculty can form groups within ArcGIS Online for class and research projects. For more information contact: Constantin Andronache
There are also tools which can help geocode your data if you have the address. See below.Class data and other sources of data can be found under Finding Data tab.