Virtual Lab

WELCOME to the UW-Whitewater Virtual Lab! With Virtual Lab, you can access many of the software packages offered in the General Access Labs remotely from your own computer whenever and wherever you are computing with high-speed internet connection. Click on the software tab at the top of this page for a full list of software available through the Virtual Lab.

ICIT is happy to introduce Virtual Apps powered by Citrix. With Virtual Apps, you are now able to access applications from anywhere on or off campus without having to download an entire virtual desktop. 

To get started, visit

Please check the steps below for system requirements. 

  1. STEP 1: Checked the minimum requirements for your home computer or laptop, which must have one of the following:
    • Windows 7 32-bit or 64-bit Home, Enterprise, Professional and Ultimate
    • Windows XP 32-bit Home and Professional SP3
    • Windows Vista 32-bit Home, Business, Enterprise and Ultimate SP1 and SP2
    • Mac OS 10.6.8 or higher
  2. STEP 2: Load the software by following the directions provided in the link below. If off-campus, follow the additional steps to connect to the VPN provided in the directions. (Please note: whatever printer is set as your local default will be added to the virtual session.)

If you have issues, concerns or recomendations for additional software to be added, please contact the TSC Helpdesk at 262-472-HELP(4357) or via email at

Installing Citrix Receiver:

Using Virtual Apps:

Lab Computer Software

PC Software:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Adobe Digital Editions
  • Adobe Reader
  • Audacity
  • Eclipse 3.3
  • Firefox
  • Flash Player
  • Google Chrome
  • Google Earth
  • IBM SPSS Statistics
  • iTunes
  • Java
  • JAWS 7
  • Kurzweil 3000
  • Magnifier
  • Microsoft Office 2016
  • Narrator
  • Paint
  • Putty
  • QuickTime
  • Respondus Lockdown Browser
  • Shockwave Player
  • Snipping Tool
  • Textpad 7
  • Turning Point 5
  • VLC Player
  • Visual Studio 2013
  • Windows Media Player
  • Zotero
  • 7-Zip

Mac Software:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Adobe Reader
  • Audacity
  • Autodesk
  • Automator
  • Blender
  • Calculator
  • Calendar
  • Fetch
  • Firefox
  • Font Book
  • Google Chrome
  • Google Earth Pro
  • IBM SPSS Statistics
  • iBooks 
  • Image Capture
  • iMovie
  • iTunes
  • Kurzweil 3000
  • Launchpad
  • Mail Maps
  • Microsoft Office 2016
  • Notes
  • QuickTime
  • Respondus Lockdown Browser
  • Safari
  • Shockwave Player
  • Stuffit Expander
  • Symantec Solutions 
  • Text Wrangler
  • Time Machine
  • Turning Point
  • VLC
  • Wacom
  • Votero