Software Spotlight: My Virtual Computing Lab

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By Dan Heuskin

Published March 12, 2017

Access academic software free from your computer any time, wherever you are, with My Virtual Computing Lab. It’s available for all UB students, faculty, and staff.



Daniel Heuskin (UB Student, Class of 2017) is originally from Long Island, NY. He is studying English at UB with aspirations to become a teacher or writer. In his free time, he enjoys playing bass guitar, doing nature photography, writing songs and reading.

Access Software Anytime, Anywhere

My Virtual Computing Lab allows you to use popular software programs, such as SAS, SPSS and Maple, on personal or office computers without having to install them directly. Since these programs are served from the cloud, they are accessible 24/7 on or off-campus.

Use My Virtual Computing Lab to save work to your free UBbox storage space, UBfs Myfiles, or a removable storage drive.

My Virtual Computing Lab uses Remote Desktop software, which must be installed in order to set up the application on your computer. It’s a free download for everyone at UB.

Ready to get started?

Use these step-by-step instructions to set up My Virtual Computing Lab on Windows or Mac.