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  • The CUNY Virtual Desktop lets you access software remotely. Current applications available include 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.

    Currently, the CUNY Virtual Desktop is available to students and faculty at all CUNY schools that are on CUNYfirst. Up to 3000 students can use the CUNY Virtual Desktop at the same time. Additional schools, software and services will became available through the CUNY Virtual Desktop in the future.

    To maximize the availability of the CUNY Virtual Desktop, your session is limited to 8 hours. Inactivity for 20 minutes or more will end your CUNY Virtual Desktop session, and any unsaved data will be lost.

    To begin using CUNY Virtual Desktop, click here.

  • The City University of New York is providing Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus to all active faculty and staff at no cost via the Microsoft Office in Education program. Each active employee of the University may install this suite of productivity software on their personal devices, including desktops and laptops, tablets, and smart phones. This free version includes widely used Microsoft applications, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

    The Office 365 ProPlus license remains active until you leave the University. At that point, you'll be prompted to pay a license fee to Microsoft or stop using Microsoft Office

    For more information and to download your free copy of Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus, click here.

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