Remote Access to Computer Labs – MAC

Remote access to the Psychology computer labs is available to Psychology undergraduate and graduate students. If you need help with remote access, please submit a helpdesk request.

Note: remote access sessions are limited to 6 hours.  Data saved on remote access computers will not be preserved; please make sure your work is saved to cloud storage (Box, Google Drive), or emailed to yourself.  

Mac Instructions

  1. Install the Mac Remote Desktop client.
  2. Connect to VPNNote: VPN requires DUO Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA).
  3. Browse to our UCLA Psychology – Remote Computer Access page.
  4. Click the Connect button for an available computer.
Remote Access - Connect
  1. Click the Download button.
Remote Access - Download
  1. Depending on your browser settings, you may need to locate the .rdp file in your Downloads folder and double-click that file to launch the Remote Desktop client.
  1. Log in using ‘psychlab\LOGON’ (where LOGON is your UCLA Logon ID). Your password is your UID (your 9-digit University ID number).
Remote Access - Login
Remote Access - Continue