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Software for CUNY Students, Faculty, and Staff

Information about CUNY Licensed software for students, faculty, and staff.

About the Virtual Desktop

The CUNY Virtual Desktop lets you access software remotely. Current applications available include ArcGIS, SPSS, SAS, Matlab,
Mathematica and Maplesoft. No longer are you restricted by the hours and availability of your
campus labs. The CUNY Virtual Desktop gives you access anytime and anywhere to costly applications
you may need for your classes.

Setup Instructions

To use the CUNY Virtual Desktop:

    Install it onto your computer, tablet or smartphone.
    Access your applications by clicking on one of the icons above.
    Log in using your CUNYfirst ID followed by, and your CUNYfirst password.
    Save your data to a flash drive or local drive. Be sure to save your data before exiting the CUNY Virtual Desktop or your work will be lost. Print to any printer connected to your local device.
    For additional help, please see the FAQ’s, usage instructions, or call your local campus service desk.