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Remote Lab Catalog

When logging into, you may see several options under the “Desktop” tab. This article gives a description of the different labs in CAST and what software and features they have. You will only see a few of these labs based on the classes you are taking. Unless otherwise noted, all remote labs have Microsoft Office and SPSS. This article will be updated as changes are made. ================================================================ “Virtual General Use Computer Lab” Photoshop, InDesign, […]

Connecting to Dept of TECH I: and S: Student Drives

To connect to either share off-campus you will need to download and install the ISU Cisco AnyConnect Client found here: Once installed launch the AnyConnect Client application and connect to the ISU network with your ulid and password. Once connected, open file explorer and click “This PC”, then navigate to the top toolbar and click “Computer” and then “Map a network drive”. Note you will need to do this twice, once for each drive […]

Connecting to Citrix

Citrix allows you to connect to computer labs and other resources remotely. To connect, go to and sign in with your ULID and password. The VPN is not needed for Citrix. Once logged in, you should see “Favorites”, “Desktops”, and “Apps” on the top menu bar. Most classes will be using the “Desktops” option where you should be able to find your computer lab. During the process of logging in and connecting you should […]

Connecting to VDI

VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) is a computer lab comprised of virtual computers. It is accessible remotely through a web browser or the VMware Horizon Client. Remember to always save your work in OneDrive or a network location while working in VDI. To login to the VDI, navigate to and login with your ULID and password. Then select the “VMware Horizon HTML Access” option as shown below. Then pick the “CAST-Pool” or you can choose […]