Software Workshops – Spring 2019

Workshop Schedule

The workshops on mathematical and statistical software are held 12:00noon-01:00pm in room Library 259. We are excited to partner with the AOK Library for these workshops.




Event Link

Thu, February 14
SPSS Lillian Chow Register Here
Thu, February 21
Basic MATLAB Carlos Barajas Register Here
Thu, February 28
MATLAB 3-D Graphics Carlos Barajas Register Here

Seating is limited and sign-up is required. To register please check:

alternatively you can use the “Register Here” link for each item above to register for the workshop.

We’ll be using the UMBC virtual desktop for the workshops which you can access at

this requires a UMBC login so if you don’t have a UMBC login you will have to make external preparations or bring a laptop with a copy of the required software installed.

Simple access steps:

  1. Go to
  2. Use the HTML access
  3. Use then GenLab environment
    • If you haven’t used the virtual desktop before it may take some time to login
  4. Click the windows icon in the bottom left to open all programs.
  5. Depending on the workshop you’re attending navigate to
    • SPSS – IBM SPSS Statistics -> IMB SPSS Statistics 25
    • MATLAB – MATLAB R2018a -> MATLAB R2018a
  6. If you need any data for the workshops download them from
  7. Remember that anything you write and save in the virtual desktop will not be preserved.