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Windows Remote Access

Virtual Computing Lab
Virtual Windows 7 desktops are available through the Virtual Computing Lab (VCL) from any computer.

visit http://www.umassd.edu/cits/vcl/

after signing in,
click New Session
select UMassD Virtual Computer COE from the pull down menu.

Mapped drives:
U: University drive 512MB
Z: Eng share 4GB
M: Class drive

You will also have access to your local computer drives to transfer files.

Installed software:

  • Mathematica
  • Matlab
  • MS Office
  • Multisim
  • Solidworks
  • SPSS
  • Visual Studio

ECE Remote Desktop
Access from off-campus or from wireless (UMASSD) must be made through a VPN connection. Please visit http://www.umassd.edu/cits/wireless/vpn/ for VPN setup.

VPN connection:
Installing and Configuring VPN for Windows, Mac and Linux:
VPN server to connect to is

If you have trouble getting the VPN setup to work, contact IT Services for Students at itstudentcenter@umassd.edu (508-999-8884).

To connect:

After authenticating through CITS VPN server (if needed), you may use remote desktop client to connect to the terminal server.

Select "Remote Desktop Connection" from Accessories under the Start menu.

remote desktop server is winportal.ece.umassd.edu

Mapped drives:
U: University drive 512MB
Z: Eng share 4GB
M: Class drive

Installed software:

  • EMPro
  • Mathcad
  • Matlab
  • Mentor Graphics PADS
  • MS Office
  • Starnet Xwindows