Loyola University Chicago

R Studio

RStudio is a free integrated development environment (IDE) for R. It inclues a console, syntax-highlighting editor, and tools for plotting, history, debugging and workspace management.

RStudioLUC Status
Version 1.1.463
Version update 1.4.1106, August 2021
License Type Open source
Lab Locations All LSC and WTC open access labs; HSC SSOM 350 and Call Lab 254 
Student Availability

All open access labs on Windows computers

Faculty/Staff Desktop Availability All LUC-owned faculty/staff Windows computers at LSC, WTC, and HSC via the LU Software Center.

Options for using RStudio off-campus

Install on Personal Computer Available for anyone to download for no charge via the R Studio web page - choose R Studio Desktop.
Remote Access - Apporto Available via the Apporto General Lab Desktop to students and faculty.
Remote Access - VPN Available to faculty who are remotely connecting to their LUC desktop and have requested an install of the software.


RStudio offers how-to guides and tutorials.

Support for R Studio

  • To report issues with R Studio in computer labs or on faculty/staff desktops, contact the ITS Service Desk at ITSServiceDesk@luc.edu.
  • ITRS provides statistical advising hours throughout the academic year; support for RStudio is limited to the current adviser's knowledge of the software.