Loyola University Chicago

Information Technology Services


Loyola University Chicago is now offering Apporto, a virtual desktop service with the ability to run specialized instructional/classroom software within an internet browser. 

To access Apporto, go to: https://luc.apporto.com/ and login using your Loyola UVID/username and password.

Some of the key features of Apporto are:

  • Apporto is operating system agnostic. It only requires an HTML5 compliant web browser (e.g. Firefox, Edge, Chrome or Safari) and you can access the virtual lab from any computer right inside the browser.
  • Apporto opens virtualized instances of only the software you want to use. If you want to run SAS for example, you just click on SAS and it opens that software in a virtual container, directly in your browser.
  • Apporto enables you to save files or data under your login credentials so you can use that data across applications or come back to it later.

For a guide to using Apporto, please go to: https://www.apporto.com/helpcenter

Currently available Virtual Computer Lab Desktops and the applications they support are as follows:

  • General Lab
    • 7-Zip, v19
    • Google Chrome v88.0.4324.150
    • IBM SPSS Modeler 18.2.1
    • IBM SPSS Modeler Premium 18.2.1
    • IBM SPSS Statistics 26
    • LabStats Client v8.20.930.1
    • LTspice XVII
    • MATLAB R2020a v9.8
    • Microsoft Office Pro Plus 2019 v16.0.10371.20060
    • Minitab 19 v19.2020.1.0
    • Notepad++ v7.9.2
    • Nutritionist Pro v5.3.0
    • NVivo 12 v12.6.0.959
    • Oxygen XML Editor 22.1
    • Stata 16
    • Wolfram Mathematica 12.1 v12.1.1
  • GPU Lab Desktop
    • 7-Zip, v19
    • ArcGIS Desktop 10.7.1
    • Bonjour v3.0.0.10
    • Google Chrome v88.0.4324.150
    • LabStats Client v8.20.930.1
    • MATLAB R2020a v9.8
    • Microsoft Office Pro Plus 2019 v16.0.10371.20060
    • Microsoft Visual Studio Tools For Applications 2015 v14.0.23829
    • Notepad++ v7.9.2
    • SolidWorks 2020 SP04 v28.4.0.50
  • Computer Science Desktop
    • 7-Zip, v19
    • Anaconda3 2020.02 Python v3.7.6
      Android Studio v3.6
    • Google Chrome 88.0.4324.150
    • Greenfoot v3.6.1
    • IntelliJ IDEA Community Edition 2020.1.1 v201.7223.91
    • LabStats Client v8.20.930.1
    • Microsoft Office Pro Plus 2019 v16.0.10371.20060
    • Notepad++ v7.9.2
    • Python v3.8.7072.0
    • R and R Studio v1.3.1073
    • Tableau 2020.2 v20.2.25352

Please note that this application list may change, with some applications being added an others removed in the coming months.

For any technical issues, please contact the Loyola ITS Service Desk by calling 773.508.4ITS or via email at ITSServiceDesk@luc.edu.

Last Modified:   Mon, March 22, 2021 2:03 PM CDT