University of Bolton Remote Access (apps.bolton.ac.uk)

The apps.bolton.ac.uk website means that you no longer need to use VPN to access services that were previously only available on-campus. The website only works with Internet Explorer and Windows.

Logging In

When students log on to http://apps.bolton.ac.uk they will be presented with icons for:

  • Results Portal
  • Microsoft Word 2010
  • Microsoft Excel 2010
  • Microsoft Visio 2010
  • Maple 5
  • MATLAB
  • SPSS v20

These applications will start in a “RemoteApp” window; that is, running on a remote server but in a single window on your home PC. You will need to log on again to connect to the remote server - please enter your username in the form usr1ame@bolton.ac.uk when the dialog box pops up.