Software and Access

Popular Engineering Software and Availability

The University and the College of Engineering Technology Services (ETS) offers a variety of software applications and multiple methods for accessing (downloading, virtual access, or remote login) available to students, faculty, researchers, and staff. A list of these resources can be viewed by clicking here.

Additional university site-licensed software can be found at,  The Microsoft suite of applications, including Teams is available at

College of Engineering Labs

Software applications in the College of Engineering labs vary across majors. Click here to see a list of software available in different labs. You may access these resources in-person, remotely, or virtually.

In-person Access

Click here link to see a list of College of Engineering Labs.

Remote Access

To view software in the College of Engineering labs:

  1. Connect to Pulse VPN. Click here for instructions.
  2. After clicking, open a browser and go to
  3. Select the department or room and then select the computer name in the leftmost column to view software on a system.
  4. Select the IP address in the rightmost column to login to a system.

For more information, see Remote access to computer labs

Virtual Access

The College of Engineering implemented Citrix to provide remote access to virtual desktops and applications without requiring a VPN connection.  The “COE” desktop is the primary image available to all enrolled students with a majority of software (click here to see a list) installed needed to complete engineering curriculum.  Installation instructions per device are listed below.

Could not find the software that you wanted? Please contact or submit a request via

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