Remote Lab Access

How to connect to a remote lab machine

Step 1. Connect to the VPN

You must first connect to the WMU Virtual Private Network before you will be able to gain remote access to a lab computer.

Windows

Download and connect to GoVPN

macOS

Download and connect to GoVPN

Chromebook

Download and connect to Pulse Secure

iOS/iPad OS

Download and connect to Pulse Secure

Step 2. Install Microsoft Remote Desktop on your device

Windows

Microsoft Remote Desktop is included with Professional versions of Windows. If you are using a Home version of Windows, Microsoft Remote Desktop can be downloaded for free from the Microsoft Store.

macOS

Download and install Microsoft Remote Desktop for free from the Mac App Store.

Chromebook

Download and install Microsoft Remote Desktop for free from the Play Store.

iOS/iPad OS

Download and install Microsoft Remote Desktop for free from the App Store

Step 3. Connect to lab computer

Select an available computer

  1. Select an available computer using the button above.
  2. Click the Connect button. A connect window will pop-up. Click the Download button.
  3. Open the file that was downloaded. You may be prompted with a security warning. Click Continue.
  4. When asked for your credentials, click more choices, and then click Use a different account. (You will not need to click more choices on Mac)
  5. In the user name field, type wade\ followed by your BroncoNetID (For example, wade\abc1234), and then type your password in the next field.
  6. You will be prompted with another security warning. Click Yes. (Continue on Mac).

Which computer should you use?

  • OIT Labs

    OIT-UCC-Remote

    A general-purpose computer lab available to all WMU students. Available software includes:

    • Adobe Creative Cloud
    • AutoDesk Revit
    • Microsoft Office
    • AutoCAD
    • JAWS
    • Maple
    • Matlab
    • Minitab
    • SAP
    • SAS
    • SPSS
    • SketchUp Pro
  • College of Arts and Sciences Labs

    Geog Remote Lab 1

    • ArcGIS 10.7
    • ArcGIS Pro 2.4
    • ENVI 5.5
    • GeoDa 1.16
    • GeoOrient 9.5.1
    • PetroGraph 2
    • QGIS 2.6.1
    • QSWAT 1.9

    Geog Remote Lab 2

    • ArcGIS 10.7
    • ArcGIS Pro 2.4
    • ENVI 5.5
    • GeoDa 1.16
    • GeoOrient 9.5.1
    • PetroGraph 2
    • QGIS 2.6.1
    • QSWAT 1.9

    Geos Remote Lab

    • ArcGIS 10.7
    • ArcGIS Pro 2.4
    • ENVI 5.5
    • GeoDa 1.16
    • GeoOrient 9.5.1
    • GMS 10.4.5
    • Matlab 2018b
    • Matlab 2019a
    • PetroGraph 2
    • QGIS 2.6.1
    • QSWAT 1.9
    • SarScape 5.5

    Rood Remote Lab 1

    • Adobe CC 2019 Suite
    • Geogebra 6
    • Geometer’s Sketchpad 5.06
    • Maple 2018
    • Maple 2019
    • Matlab 2018b
    • Matlab 2019a
    • Microsoft Office 2019 Suite
    • MiKTeX 2.9.7
    • Minitab 18
    • Minitab 19
    • R 3.6.1
    • R - Studio 1.2
    • SAS 9.4 TS1M6
    • SPSS 25
    • SPSS 26
    • TexStudio 2.12
    • TeXworks 0.6.3
    • TeXnic Center 2.02
    • TinkerPlots 2.4 (3394 on Odd Computers)

    Rood Remote Lab 2

    • Adobe CC 2019 Suite
    • Geogebra 6
    • Geometer’s Sketchpad 5.06
    • Maple 2018
    • Maple 2019
    • Matlab 2018b
    • Matlab 2019a
    • Microsoft Office 2019 Suite
    • MiKTeX 2.9.7
    • Minitab 18
    • Minitab 19
    • R 3.6.1
    • R - Studio 1.2
    • SAS 9.4 TS1M6
    • SPSS 25
    • SPSS 26
    • TexStudio 2.12
    • TeXworks 0.6.3
    • TeXnic Center 2.02
    • TinkerPlots 2.4 (3394 on Odd Computers)
  • College of Business Labs

    HCOB-SCH-2200

    • Adobe Creative Cloud
    • AutoCAD
    • IBM SPSS
    • IDEA
    • Microsoft Visio
    • Microsoft Project
    • Minitab
    • SAP
    • SAS
    • Tableau
    • Tableau Prep

    HCOB-SCH-2230

    • Adobe Creative Cloud
    • IBM SPSS
    • IDEA
    • Microsoft Visio
    • Microsoft Project
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Microsoft Visual Studio
    • Minitab
    • NoSQL
    • ProjectLIbre
    • SAP
    • Tableau
    • Tableau Prep

    HCOB-SCH-2325

    • Adobe Creative Cloud
    • Anaconda
    • IBM SPSS
    • IDEA
    • Microsoft Visio
    • Microsoft Project
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Microsoft Visual Studio
    • Minitab
    • NoSQL
    • ProjectLIbre
    • PowerBI
    • Pymongo
    • R
    • Rstudio
    • SAP
    • Tableau
    • Tableau Prep

    HCOB-SCH-2250

    • Adobe Creative Cloud
    • IBM SPSS
    • Microsoft Visio
    • Microsoft Project
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Microsoft Visual Studio
    • Minitab
    • ProjectLIbre
    • SAP
    • Tableau
    • Tableau Prep

    HCOB-SCH-2270

    • Adobe Creative Cloud
    • Anaconda
    • IDEA
    • IIS 10
    • KNIME
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Microsoft Project
    • Microsoft Visio
    • Microsoft Visual Studio
    • Netbeans
    • Project Libre
    • SAP
    • Tableau
    • Tableau Prep
    • WampServer
  • College of Education and Human Development Labs

    CEHD-SAN-2310-26

    • SPSS
    • SAS

    CEHD-SAN-2320-26

    • SPSS
    • SAS

    CEHD-SAN-2330-25

    • NVivo
    • SPSS
    • SAS

    CEHD-KOR-2314-24

    Family and Consumer Science students

    • Adobe Creative Suite
    • AutoCAD
    • 3dsMAX
    • AutoDesk Revit
    • Esha Food Processor
  • College of Engineering Labs

    These labs are meant for students in the College of Engineering. See below for a list of specific software.

    CEAS Remote Lab

    General purpose engineering lab. See list below for computers with specialized software.

    • Sim Traffic: Computers A32 – A36
    • SAS: Computers A64 – A71
    • CES Edu Pack: Computers A22 – A31
    • Adams 2019: Computers A01 – A78 and C01 – C28

    CEAS - Crystal Ball Lab - Remote

    • Crystal Ball

    CEAS - Adobe PC LAB - Remote

    • Adobe Creative Cloud

    CEAS - IME Lab - Remote

    • Microsoft Project
    • Microsoft Visio

    CEAS - Transportation Lab - Remote

    • Sim Traffic
    • HCS Software
  • College of Fine Arts Labs

    Product Design and Innovation Lab

    Contact your instructor to request remote access. Provide them with your station number and Bronco NetID.