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Student Virtual Lab Access

Coyote Labs (Virtual Computer Lab Resources)

Many computer labs across campus can now be accessed by students online: Coyote Virtual Labs. Once students are logged in, they can access all the software on these lab computers as if they’re physically in the computer lab. 

Software available for students from this environment include: SPSS, SQL, SAP, Python, Packet tracer, JMP, Visio, Camtasia, and MS Project, ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Pro, ArcPad, R/RStudio, GPower, UCINet/Netdraw,

Coyote Labs
Lab Name Machines Available Office SPSS ArcGIS R/R Studio Matlab Other Applications
The Cave (PL-1109) 71 X X X X   GIMP,ImgBurn,Python,VLC
Chemistry Lab* (CS-333) 14 X X   X   Spartan 18, Inkscape, Cifer, Mercury, MarvinSketch, SnapGene, ChemDraw, KaleidaGraph
Health Science Lab (PS-224) 40 X X       Zotero, EpiInfo
Mathematics Lab* (JB-390) 41 X     X   Mathematica, Maple, Inkscape, TexnicCenter, Maya 2018, Fathom, GeoGebra 5, JMP, SnapPy, Inkscape, TI Connect
Computer Science Lab* 15 X       X Matlab, Putty, PSpice, VMWare vSphere, ISE Design Suite, Xilinx NI LabView
Education Lab (CE-205) 24 X X       Adobe Creative Suite, Camtasia
Psychology Lab* (SB-463) 29   X X     SPSS Process, GPower
Geography Lab* (SB-359) 25 X         ArcGIS Pro, ArcPad
JHBC Open Lab (JB-127) 72           SQL, SAP, Python, Packet tracer, JMP, Visio, Project
Accessibility Lab (PL-1109) 14 X X       Zoomtext, Zoomtext Fusion, OpenBook, WYNN, NVDA

*Limited access to certain majors

IMPORTANT:

DO NOT SHUT DOWN OR TURN OFF ANY LAB COMPUTERS AT ANY POINT.  ALL LAB COMPUTERS MUST REMAIN POWERED ON IN ORDER TO BE ACCESSED REMOTELY.

Step 1

Access to virtual computer labs: Coyote Virtual Labs

You will reach a sign on screen. Please use your CoyoteID and password to log in.

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Step 2

After logging in, you will see a list of virtual labs available to you based on your CoyoteID. Select the icon to open up a remote session to a lab computer.

Note: You will only see labs that are available to your major/department.

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Step 3

Here’s a screenshot to illustrate how remote access works. 

The full screen photo is your home computer or laptop. The highlighted window (red frame) is the lab computer that you are connected to through the https://www.csusb.edu/coyote-labs link.  Within that highlighted window, you will have access to all the applications installed on the lab computer, as if you were physically sitting at that station.

Note: You remote (lab) computer will not allow you to print to your home printer or transfer files to your home computer. Please utilize  cloud storage solutions such as Google Drive to store your files.

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Step

When you are finished with your remote session, select the highlighted tab on the left side of your web browser. This will open up the full menu. 

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Step 6

Click on the highlighted icon as illustrated below to log off from the lab computer.

IMPORTANT: DO NOT USE THE SHUT DOWN FUNCTION ON YOUR REMOTE (LAB) COMPUTER. THE LAB COMPUTER MUST BE POWERED ON TO BE ACCESSED REMOTELY.

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