UMBC's Virtual Desktop Environment allows users to access a virtual computer lab or staff workstation anywhere there is an internet connection, just like they were sitting at a workstation on campus.
For Students and Faculty (eLumin):
The eLumin Virtual Desktop Environment has been prepared for academic use and is now available. You can connect to an eLumin virtual desktop through a web browser on your device, as no local software installation is required. Please note the software distribution in our desktop pools has been reconfigured in this new system. Adobe products (except for Acrobat) are now available in their own pool and have been removed from GenLab desktops.
You can connect to an eLumin virtual desktop through a web browser on your device, as no local software installation is required. Please see the FAQ articles below for guidance on how to connect to VDE.
Log into VDE using email@example.com (replacing your UMBC username as the username), and your UMBC password as the password.