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Academic Technology Launchpad: Virtual Desktops

Quick Guide to computer and academic technology resources for students.

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Virtual Desktops help you connect with college resources for your classes. 

You’ll find zero client, VDI, or Cloud computers in our libraries, hallways, and many labs and classrooms.They are easy to use and you may not even notice that there is no computer tower connected. Learn more 

Roaming or Remote (Off-Campus) Desktops are available for some classes to access on personal computers or devices. Your instructor will let you know if you can use remote virtual desktop.

Virtual Desktop options

  • Libraries/SAC desktop - includes scanning software, Adobe Master Collection (Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere and more), Microsoft Office, plus many more programs and applications to help you with your coursework in the Libraries or the Student Achievement Centers,
  • Subject area desktops (Business, Paralegal, etc.) - Choose the desktop that your instructor recommends.
  • Standard Desktop - General desktop available throughout the college.

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Remember to always log off any computer you are using, and log out of any applications. Protect your personal information! 

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Virtual desktop maintenance (downtime) schedule

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Routine Schedule = Nightly rolling outage window 1:00 am - 5:00 am & Monthly outage window every third Saturday 5pm - 2am