MyDesk (Virtual Desktop)

About MyDesk

MyDesk provices remote access to many of the software options available in on-campus computer labs.

Access Student Desktops in MyDesk

Sign into MyDesk with your UC username and password and select Student Desktops on the menu. You can also install the MyDesk desktop app.

Get helpful how-to instructions for MyDesk in the IT@UC Knowledge Base. We've linked directly to a few of them below.

MyDesk Specs (Virtual Desktop)

  • Operating System: Windows 10 20H2
  • CPU (Processor): Intel Xeon Gold 613202.60 
  • Memory (RAM): 8.00 GB
  • Storage: 125 GB SSD 
  • Graphics: 1 GB Virtual GPU
  • Screen: Adjustable resolution up to 3840x2160 (4K)  
  • Available Features: Available on Mac and Windows, USB Integration, Audio passthrough

IT@UC Computer Labs Software

Use the following chart to determine if the lab you wish to use (in-person or virtual) has the software you need. 

IT@UC Computer Labs Software; a dash means the software/equipment is not found in the location.

Software

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MyDesk IT@UC Virtual Desktop

7–Zip

Yes (Win)

Yes

Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

-

Yes

Adobe Creative Cloud

Yes (Mac & Win)

Yes (select applications)

Anaconda 3

-

Yes

ESRI ArcGIS 10.8 Professional

Yes (Win)

Yes

Git

-

Yes

Google Chrome

Yes (Mac & Win)

Yes

IBM SPSS Statistics 28

Yes (Mac & Win)

Yes 

Java 

Yes (Mac & Win)

Yes

Java SE Development Kit

Yes (Mac)

Yes

Kaltura Capture 

Yes

-

Kite

- Yes

Microsoft Office 365

- Yes

Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2021

Yes (Mac & Win)

-

Microsoft OneNote

Yes

Yes

Microsoft  SQL Management Studio 18 - Yes

Microsoft Visual Studio Code

Yes (Mac & Win)

Yes

Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 Community

-

Yes

Mozilla Firefox ESR

Yes (Mac & Win)

Yes

Notepad++

Yes (Win)

Yes

NetBeans 12.4

-

Yes

PuTTY

Yes (Win)

Yes

Python 3

Yes (Mac & Win)

Yes

R

Yes (Mac & Win)

Yes

RStudio

Yes (Mac & Win)

Yes

Rtools

Yes (Win)

Yes

SAS 9.4 

-

Yes

Systat SigmaPlot 14.5

Yes (Win) Yes

Unity Hub 

- Yes
Visual Studio 2019 Yes Yes

VLC Media Player

Yes (Mac & Win)

-

VMware Horizon Client (Virtual Labs)

Yes (Mac & Win)

-

Wepa Print App

Yes (Mac & Win)

Yes

WinSCP

-

Yes

Wolfram Mathematica

Yes (Mac & Win, Version 13)

Yes (Version 12.3)

XCode

Yes (Mac) -

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