Welcome to Student Technology Center Online Resources.
We are excited to offer a Virtual Lab environment to support ARC courses. There are two separate methods to get to virtual labs.
Attention Electronics Students
The software used in the Electronics virtual Lab requires you to install the VMware Horizon Client. The instructions are located below in the FIRST Method section. Please click on the link for your device PC, Macintosh or Chromebook
The First Method:
Is installing VMware Horizon Client on a personal computer. This way offers better performance and features.
To participate in this online service, you will need to download and configure the VMware Horizon Client on your Windows or Apple computer/laptop, or Chromebook. You will also need to have access to an Internet Provider.
The Second Method:
Is VMware Horizon HTML Access. It is not required to install any additional software on student personal computer. HTML Access is an additional way to get access to the virtual lab pool by just using your browser and can be used by following the steps below.
Here are the steps to connect to the ARC Virtual Labs using HTML Access:
Open a web browser like Chrome or Firefox.
On the next screen click VMware Horizon HTML Access, before clicking, you can remember your choice by clicking on small circle under.
Enter your w+ID and student password:
You will see list of available virtual course pools. Double click on one and it will create session for you inside the browser. For example:
ARC Virtual Lab Environments
Art New Media Lab
This lab recreates the specialized software normally found in the Art New Media lab.
This lab recreates the software programs used in the Automotive programs at both ARC and the Mather Outreach lab.
Replicates the experience of using a computer on campus in the Business Computer Science (BCS) area. There are two options for the labs one contains Microsoft Office 2016 and the other Microsoft Office 2019:
ARC-Design and Engineering Lab This lab contains AutoCAD and the other software programs used in the Design and Engineering Technology courses.
This lab recreates the software found in the ARC Design Hub.
ARC Electrician Trainee virtual lab
ARC Electrician Trainee virtual lab. This lab gives access for Electrician Trainee students to the ET AC Challenge Software.
ARC-Electronics virtual lab
This lab offers access for Multisim, Automation studio, and other programs for the Electronics classes.
ARC-Engineering virtual lab
This lab recreates the software in our Engineering labs.
ARC-GeoScience virtual lab. This lab is offers the specialized software found in our GIS lab
Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016
ARC-FAA - Interior Design Lab
This lab recreates the software found in the Fashion and Interior Design Lab:
ARC-LRC replicates the experience of using a computer on campus in the Learning Resource Center (LRC). When you log into the virtual system you will have access to the ARC-LRC virtual desktop and receive access to many of the LRC software programs you need to assist you with your courses, including:
ARC Student Tech Support team is here to help you with your computer issues.
We are offering Tech Support for your Chromebook or All-in-One Computer
(916) 484-8667 ARC Student Technical Support
(916) 286-3700 LRCCD Student Technical Support
Or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday – Thursday
8:00 am to 8:30 pm
8:00 am to 6:30pm
8:00 am to 4:30 pm