What is Windows Remote Desktop?| Setup Windows Remote Desktop SoftwareLuskin Remote Desktop is available for all Luskin graduate students (Social Welfare, Urban Planning and Public Policy) for Luskin class work only.

Current lab users can access their accounts remotely via Remote Desktop Services.

Remote desktop services requires the user to authenticate with the campus UCLA VPN system before connecting. Click here for more information on UCLA’s VPN. For detailed information on how to connect to remote desktop services, see the PDF below.

All NEW and RETURNING students must fill out the  Luskin Access Request Form to extend accounts into the 2021-2022 school year. Due to COVID restrictions, the PHYSICAL Luskin Computer Lab is not available at this time. [New Hours Coming Soon]

Luskin Remote Desktop Service (RDS)

Luskin RDS has been replaced with Luskin Apporto Virtual Desktop

Please click here for Luskin Student Access:

How to connect to the Luskin RDS:

Step 1 : First, connect to UCLA VPN

  • Download the UCLA VPN software (UCLA IT Support Center)

Step 2: Connect to LUSKIN Remote Desktop
(This System is no longer used)


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Reset your Luskin account password

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UCLA Library CLICC Virtual Desktop:

STUDENTS are also encouraged to use the UCLA LIBRARY CLICC Virtual Desktop which has a wide array of software available for computing resources.  CLICC service allows users with an internet connection and computer to access a CLICC Virtual Desktop loaded with a number of programs using ONLY their UCLA Logon ID. This system can be used at anytime and by ALL UCLA Students for general and class use.

Click here for more information: UCLA CLICC Virtual Desktop

This CLICC service allows users with an internet connection and computer to access a CLICC Virtual Desktop loaded with a number of programs.

You can view the Software List to see which software is accessible online through CLICC Virtual Desktops (indicated in the “CLICC Virtual Desktop” column).

Note: CLICC Virtual Desktop is not maintained or supported by Luskin IT