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Aug. 10, 2020 Update Fordham Forward, the plan to resume in-person teaching and learning on Aug. 26, is available below, along with extensive resources for students, parents, faculty, and staff. Full Details

Virtual Labs

Apporto Virtual Lab

Apporto is a virtual computer lab that provides students and faculty access to the software applications normally found in a campus computer lab or classroom.

Go to and login with your Fordham credentials; you may be asked for multi-factor authentication. Apporto can be accessed via any device. Google Chrome is recommended. No software download or installation is required.

Applications Apporto can access

Standard Virtual Desktop

  • Amos
  • Audacity
  • BlueJ
  • Browsers (Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox)
  • Microsoft Office Professional (same application as found in library computers and labs)
  • Microsoft SQL Server Express
  • Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio
  • MS Visual Studio 2019
  • MS Visual Studio Code
  • Notepad++
  • Putty
  • Python
  • R and R Studio
  • SAS
  • Sniffy Pro
  • SPSS
  • Zotero

GPU Virtual Desktop

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Blender
  • QGIS
  • VLC

Adding additional software to the Virtual Computer Lab

Additional software can be added to Apporto provided the University owns a valid license for it and it is required by an instructor. Contact IT Customer Care to make a request and Fordham IT will review the possibility of adding the software to the Apporto Virtual Lab.