Virtual Apps: Software Anywhere Anytime

Students, faculty, and staff can get secure instant access 24/7, on-demand, to a library of popular software from any device, including smartphones, tablets, PCs and Macs anywhere in the world with an Internet connection.

Virtual Apps allows people with a FAU username/password to login to a Web-based system to access these software packages.

This access gives FAU students, faculty, and staff the flexibility of using the software on campus, at home, or even while studying abroad.

  • ArcCatalog
  • ArcGlobe 10
  • ArcMap 10
  • ArcScene 10
  • Atlas.ti
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Minitab 19
  • R Studio
Note: You can request an specific software application through our Help Desk.

Before you access this environment, you will need to install (only once) the Citrix Workspace client on you device. Once you install it, you can login using the Virtual Apps Web site. For detailed instructions, please follow the instructions below.

General Information & Instructions

Please be aware that due to the fact that your Virtual Apps program is running on a personal server session, you must save your work locally or risk losing all your data. Saving files on the server is done at your own risk. FAU Office of Information Technology will not be held responsible for any lost files or work. Student M Drives currently have 1 GB of storage space. While in Virtual Apps, you are automatically mapped to campus print servers ( The printer name is "fauprintbw" .

Installation Instructions & Guides

Note: You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to read any of the PDF files.