Carnegie Mellon University

Virtual Andrew

Virtual Andrew provides remote access to a number of software titles from your Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android devices. Use Virtual Andrew when software is not available for download or cannot be run on your personal computer due to hardware limitations. Access is through an app installed on your computer or log in through a web browserVisit our Software Catalog for a list of titles available through Virtual Andrew. 

Using Virtual Andrew

The General Use option is the best choice for most individuals with software like Microsoft Office, Visual Studio and Blender. 

Note: You may see additional options based on your college or course registration. If this is the case, you will receive a direct communication regarding this access, including expectations for use. Adobe software is available in computer labs.


Students, faculty, staff


Faculty members can request additional software for student assignments and projects if the software is not available.