Virtual Lab (VLab) Overview

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The Georgia Tech Virtual Lab (abbreviated as VLab) provides Georgia Tech students, faculty and staff a way to access 'virtual machines' on campus from any computer with Internet access.  It is similar to having remote desktop access to an IAC lab computer with specialized software used in IAC's various disciplines.

IAC-Vlab Current Software List

Currently, IAC offers Virtual Lab machines with the following software:

  • ArcGIS
  • eViews
  • IHMC CmapTools
  • JMP
  • MathType
  • Matlab
  • nVivo
  • R and R Studio
  • SAS
  • SPSS
  • Stat Transfer
  • Stata
  • Stella
  • VantagePoint

Getting Started

  1. Install the appropriate Citrix Receiver
  2. Run the Citrix Receiver by connecting to in your web browser.
  3. See also our step-by-step guides to connecting to VLab with Windows IE and connecting to VLab with Mac OS X.

Other Notes and Resources

LMC previously offered a virtual machine with Adobe CS 6 Suite, but that has been decommissioned. Instead, we recommend using the Library-2014 desktop, which provides the full Adobe Creative Cloud.

The following related documents address issues of file storage and printing: