Virtual Linux Lab

SEAS provides a web-based virtual Linux lab for faculty and students. This lab provides a fully functional Linux desktop environment delivered through a web browser. Students and faculty can use the virtual lab from any web-enabled device if they need access to a Linux system. The lab runs Centos 7 with a GNOME desktop environment and users can log in with their GW NetID and password.
Please note, if you are accessing the virtual lab from off-campus, please connect to the GW VPN first. 

The lab can be accessed via a web browser at this address:


  1. log in with your GW netID and Password
  2. Click "Launch session"
  3. Select "Gnome"
  4. Click "Launch" 

Inactive sessions are automatically logged off after 90 minutes.

Computing Facility Hours

Semester Hours

Science & Engineering Hall

Tompkins Hall

SEH1500: Mon-Fri: 7AM-10PM

SEHB2600: Mon-Fri: 9AM-5PM

Mon-Thur:  8AM-1AM

Fri: 8AM-10PM

Sat & Sun: 10AM-10PM