Virtual labs provide multiple benefits for all the stakeholders.

For Students

  • Anytime, anywhere access to the lab applications, regardless of user platform
  • Use of personal devices to access the virtual lab computer
  • Use of the same virtual lab computer all semester, settings and data will not be deleted each night.

For Instructors

  • Uniform platform for all students
  • Customized virtual lab for each course
  • Quick changes/updates/customization
  • Free virtual lab computer for the instructor

For IT Staff

  • More satisfied instructors
  • Fewer customization requests
  • Good or better security with fewer restrictions

For the University

  • Uniform lab access for on-campus and distance-learning students
  • More effective use of limited physical spaces
  • Greater flexibility to introduce new courses
  • Reduces costs associated with computer refreshes and software licenses