Virtual Computing Labs

The Office of College Computing (OCC) is now offering access to a Virtual computer labs for instructional purposes. This environment will offer remote access for CEAS students to utilize software such as Matlab and Mathematica. This service provided by OCC is in a beta form and we will be making changes/improvements as needed.

Please Note:

  • This is not a replacement for physical lab services but an adjunct service.
  • In order to maintain this environment, sessions left active for more than 24 hours will be terminated with no notification

Linux Based Virtual Lab

Frequently Asked Questions

Please refer to the X2Go tutorial to access the virtual server. The login information is the same user name and password as your central login credentials.

No, your session will not expire unless you log out of your account. We will be monitoring sessions for inactivity. Sessions that are inactive will be closed.

No, you can directly connect to the virtual server. Refer to the X2Go tutorial.

No, but only files relevant to class projects should be saved on the server. We will be deleting all accounts on the virtual server at the end of each term. All files not moved into your OCC files space or saved to your local machine will be deleted without a backup or notice.

When you connect again, your session will continue where you left off. You will not lose any unsaved documents or processes.

Please email or stop by 636 Mantei Center (ERC) and the OCC consultants can help you.