Using Citrix Virtual Desktop Infrastructure technology, The University of Akron has expanded lab access for some computer applications to all students and faculty. This “always on” environment means you can access these programs at any time using any device anywhere you can get internet access.
The University of Akron Virtual Lab is now located in the University of Akron Data Center. An on premise Virtual Lab will help reduce costs while opening up the potential for additional software titles and functionality that was previously unavailable. Information Technology Services will continue to make additional software titles available as soon as licensing agreements are signed allowing ITS to virtualize the applications.
New features available now:
The Citrix Receiver is still needed to connect to the Virtual Lab. It is a good idea to go to receiver.citrix.com and download the latest version of the receiver prior to accessing the Virtual Lab. If you need help downloading and installing the Citrix Receiver please see the link below to instructions on Installing the Citrix Receiver.
The labs.uakron.edu portal page has a different look to it. For more information on signing in and connecting to a virtual machine please see the link below on Connecting to the Virtual Lab.
If you need assistance with the Virtual Lab, contact the Zip Support Center at 330-972-6888 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please contact the Virtual Lab Team at email@example.com.