Virtual Labs

Using Horizon Virtual Desktop 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.


  • Reduces costs while opening up the potential for additional software titles and functionality that was previously unavailable
  • New Features:
    • Ability for students to save data to their Google Cloud Drive via the browser as well as  local client drive
    • Everyone will be able to access the virtual lab via an iPad or Android Tablet
    • AutoDesk 2017 software will be available in the Engineering Pool

Available To

  • Faculty/Staff
  • Students

Service Provider

Information Technology Services (ITS)

185 Carroll Street