Division of Information Technology
Division of Information Technology

Access Requirements for the VCL

A valid account. A valid and activated UNCP account is required to access the Virtual Computing Lab (VCL).

A computer with an Internet connection. A broadband connection is recommended as some of the applications environment are graphic intensive and require faster connections. Dial-up modem access is not recommended for user satisfaction.

A remote desktop connection is required. As the user is connecting to a Windows VCL environment, a remote desktop connection client is required. Internet Explorer is the recommended browser due to more reliability with remote desktop connection software being installed properly.

  • Windows – Remote Desktop Connection is included in Windows Vista, 7 and 8.
  • Mac OS X – Remote Desktop Connection may be included with your operating system software or it can be downloaded from Mactopia:

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