Remote Access to Computer Labs – Windows

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.

Windows Instructions

  1. If off campus, connect to VPNNote: VPN requires DUO Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA).
  2. Browse to our UCLA Psychology – Remote Computer Access page.
  3. Click the Connect button for an available computer.
    Remote Access
  4. Click the Download button.
    Remote Access Download
  5. Depending on your browser settings, you may need to locate the .rdp file in your Downloads folder and double-click that file to launch Remote Desktop.
    Remote Desktop RDP
  6. If prompted, click the Connect button.
    Remote Access Continue
  7. 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 Enter Credentials
  8. If prompted, click the Yes button.
    Remote Access Yes
  9. Note: depending on your computer, and your network connection, it may take up to a minute to log into a remote computer.