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Using My Virtual Computing Lab


Use popular software directly from your computer. These programs are served from "the cloud" and are available on or off campus at any time. Save your work to your UBfs Myfiles or removable devices, and print to any connected printer.

Who Can Use It

My Virtual Computing Lab is available for use by current UB students, as well as faculty and staff paid by UB. It is not available for use by retirees, alumni or employees paid by sources other than UB.

How It Works

Diagram showing an outline of the process for connecting to My Virtual Computing Lab. Whatever your operating system, you can use a "remote desktop client" to log into My Virtual Computing Lab with your UBITName and use its programs from your computer. Windows users may also use Internet Explorer 6 and above to use My Virtual Computing Lab's programs inside a browser window.

Get access to professional software:

  • ArcGIS
  • Graduate School of Education Applications
  • Karel the Robot
  • Maple
  • (Wolfram) Mathematica
  • Microsoft Office 2013
  • Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Minitab
  • RasTop
  • SAS
  • (IBM) SPSS

Need software not listed here? See the guidelines for requesting new software.


Choose your operating system to get started:

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