Information Updated 7/25/2022
Note: Many documents are shared via Google Drive and will require your SMCM username and password for access.
Resources for Learning and Collaboration
Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop Apps
Apporto Virtual Computer Labs
The SMCM Virtual Computer lab gives users access to a virtual computer from most internet connected devices. Users can connect using Windows, Mac or Linux PC’s. Users can also connect using Chromebooks, Android based tablets and iPads. Users can also use their smartphones to access the virtual computers, however, viewing and using all of the features may be difficult since these are desktop applications intended to be used on a normal sized screen. Access the Virtual Computer Lab @ https://smcm.apporto.com
Users will be able to access the following Academic software when using the virtual lab:
Software available on Windows Virtual Machines
- Microsoft Office 365
The first time you start an Office product you will be asked to sign in. Sign in with your full firstname.lastname@example.org and your current password.
- Adobe Creative Cloud Suite
- Google Chrome
- IBM SPSS
- LoggerPro 3
- R and Rstudio
Your instructor may use Blackboard Collaborate for online classes. If so, prepare yourself by watching these video tours.
- How do I get started?
- Which browser should I use?
- How do I present my project to my class?
- Where do I find the recordings of class sessions?
- What sort of network connection do I need?
Zoom Video Conferencing
SMCM has an institutional license to Zoom. Use our institutional Zoom page (smcm.zoom.us) to login with your SMCM credentials.
You can access Blackboard and other tools you may need to stay connected using most web-enabled devices, including desktops, laptops, tablets, and smartphones. Most of the tools are browser-based, so all you will need is your device and an Internet connection. Below are recommended minimum specifications if you are buying a new computer.