Carnegie Mellon University

Managed Desktops

Management of computer lab and virtual desktop environments to distribute and provide access to software. A listing of software titles distributed through this service are included in the Software Catalog.

Virtual or remote access includes:

  • Linux Timeshare - remote access to a Linux session from any Windows or Mac computer.
  • Virtual Andrew - remote access to a Windows Computer Lab machine
  • Virtual Applications via Citrix (MyApps) - remote access to enterprise applications from a central, secure location to your on/off-campus computer or mobile device; access is dependent on your role at the university


  • Students, faculty and staff
  • Citrix MyApps - dependent on university role