Why BayCloud?

BayCloud is a legacy Virtual Desktop Interface (VDI) powered by VMware Horizon View. It hosts virtual desktops with software designed for students. You can use any HTML5 enabled browser to access your desktop. Faculty can choose to give their students virtual access to the curriculum, accessible from any computer, anywhere. An internet connection and a compatible browser are all that is required.

How Do I get BayCloud

Only Faculty may initiate BayCloud use by opening a service desk ticket at Service Desk, with the following; information:

[Course Name, Section Number, Number of Students, Software Requested]

If you have any questions about BayCloud please contact the Service Desk and they will route your question: Service Desk.

How Do I Log into BayCloud

Software available through BayCloud

  • Microsoft Office Suite 2013
  • Microsoft Visual Studios
  • Eclipse Java and C++
  • IBM SPSS 23
  • IBM Amos 23
  • SPSS and Amos
  • MiniTab 17
  • MatLab
  • R for Windows
  • Mathematica
  • Geometers Sketchpad
  • Opnet IT Guru [RiverBed Modler_AE]
  • SAS 9.4
  • MinGw-Shell
  • Gimp
  • Google Earth
  • Paralegal Software **

**The total number of licenses is limited for some applications.

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