All Heinz College students are required to have a laptop. Read our laptop requirement guidelines for more information. Mac users, please read the Mac OSX section in the guideline.
The Virtual Lab is a remote access service for access to software. You can access the Virtual Lab from any location on or off campus.
We encourage all incoming students to download and install the following applications before arriving on campus:
All Heinz College Students
Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client
Adobe Acrobat Reader
VMWare HorizonView Client
Master of Information Systems (MISM) Students Only
Eclipse for Java Developers
Microsoft Office is available via Office 365. http://www.cmu.edu/computing/software/all/msoffice/index.html.
Student owned laptops that meet the minimum hardware specifications have limited support for Windows 7,8,10 Professional. Limited support includes: