The following software is available for students to use with CUNY Virtual Desktop.


  • ArcGIS
  • ArcGIS Pro
  • SPSS
  • SAS
  • Mathematica
  • MapleSoft
  • Matlab


Access using your CUNYfirst ID followed by @login.cuny.edu, and your CUNYfirst password.

To use the CUNY Virtual Desktop:

  1. Install it onto your computer, tablet or smartphone.
  2. Access your applications by clicking on one of the icons above.
  3. Log in using your CUNYfirst ID followed by @login.cuny.edu, and your CUNYfirst password.
  4. Save your data to a flash drive or local drive. Be sure to save your data before exiting the CUNY Virtual Desktop or your work will be lost. Print to any printer connected to your local device.
  5. For additional help, please see the FAQ’susage instructions, or call your local campus service desk.