Using the My Apps Service

What is My Apps?

Zane State College prides itself on being technology focused and student friendly; with MY APPS students and faculty are no longer bound to the classroom/campus to utilize software for completing assignments and projects. MY APPS allows users the freedom to work at the times and places that are convenient to their schedule. Most software utilized in classrooms are available for use.

MY APPS is designed to enhance the overall user experience at Zane State College. The goal of MY APPS is to provide convenient and cost effective use of software. By logging into the MY APPS portal, users can access software without the need and expense of having it downloaded on an actual device. Users simply log in, select the needed software, complete their task and save the information to their local device.

 

How can I Access the My Apps Service?
The service is available at MyApps.ZaneState.Edu, or by clicking the My Apps link located in the Quick Links section of this website. The My Apps service can be accessed using College or personal devices (desktops, laptops, tablets or smart phones). The software listed below is available through My Apps.

 

How can I determine if there is Open Access WiFi Internet near me?

 

How do I Save to a Flash Drive using My Apps?
Please click this link for instructions: Saving Documents to a Flash Drive.pdf
 
 
What if I am following your Saving Documents to a Flash Drive instructions and I still cannot see my flash drive?
This is most likely a software issue. Please make sure you have the Citrix Workspace software installed or updated. Please follow our installation instructions provided below.
 
 
How do I Save or Open Files using My Apps Citrix Workspace on Mobile Devices?
 
 
How do I Install the My Apps Citrix Workspace Software on a Windows Desktop or Laptop Computer?
Please click this link for instructions: How to install Workspace.pdf
 
 
How do I Install and Use the My Apps Citrix Workspace Software on a Mac Desktop or Laptop Computer?
Please click this link for instructions: How to Install and Use Workspace on MAC.pdf
 
 
How do I use My Apps with Chromebook Laptops?
Please click this link for instructions: MY APPS Citrix Software with Chrome Books.pdf
 
 
What are the preferred Internet browsers to use with My Apps?
Please use Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari or Google Chrome browsers with My Apps.
 
 
How do I use the My Apps Service to Complete my Blackboard Assignment?
  1. Insert your USB flash drive into the computer you will complete your work on
  2. Launch a web browser and navigate to My.ZaneState.Edu, then click the My Apps link in the Quick Links section
  3. Login to the My Apps service with your Zane State College username and password
  4. Click the application of your choosing to complete your assignment
  5. Once the application opens, either open a file from your USB flash drive or start your assignment
  6. Once your assignment is completed, save your file to your USB flash drive
  7. Minimize your application and verify that your assignment is saved on your flash drive
  8. If yes, proceed to step 9. If not, click on your application located in the taskbar and complete the save steps again
  9. Close your application (This is required for Blackboard, as you cannot upload open files to Blackboard)
  10. Launch a web browser and navigate to My.ZaneState.Edu, then click on the Blackboard link in the Quick Links section
  11. Login to Blackboard with your Zane State College username and password, then upload your assignment from the USB flash drive

Should you need to purchase a new device, Zane State College is confident that your investment in a laptop or tablet computer will allow the college to continue to reduce your book expenses while you earn your degree.

Low to moderately priced laptops are available in the College Bookstore which allows you use financial aid money to purchase your device.  With the exception of students enrolling in Information Technology or Engineering Technology programs, most students will only need the lower priced laptops.

 

Device Support

The Technology Solutions Center is available to help with software and technology questions and issues. 

 

HP Stream Laptop Hardware Support and Warranty is Available from the Manufacturer

Click here for HP Steam Support Instructions.pdf

 

Dell Computer Academic Pricing Web Portal

Please click here for access to Dell Computer's academic pricing portal

It is highly recommended that students use laptop or desktop computers with the My Apps service.

 

It is highly recommended that students use high speed Internet connections when utilizing the My Apps service.

  • Students without high speed Internet may use the following alternative options if they wish for free WiFi access
    • Park in a friend's parking area and use their WiFi from your car
    • Park in the Zanesville Campus ASTC building parking lot.  The guest parking area parallel with Newark Road is best.
    • Use the Campus Green at the Zanesville Campus
    • Park in the Cambridge Campus EPIC parking lot or use the EPIC patio area  

Minimum Laptop Requirements for most Courses and Programs

Student laptops should meet or exceed these minimum hardware specifications

  • 2 Ghz processor
  • 64 Gb hard drive (eMMC or SSD highly recommended)
  • 4 Gb RAM
  • 256 Mb video card
  • 14” display that can support at least 1280x720 resolution
  • Microsoft Windows version 8.1 (version 10 highly recommended)
  • For Mac, macOS 10.13 High Sierra or 10.14 Mojave

Minimum Laptop Requirements for Information Technology and Engineering Students

Student laptops should meet or exceed these minimum hardware specifications

  • Intel Core i5 or AMD Ryzen 5
  • 256 GB hard drive (SSD highly recommended)
  • 8 Gb RAM
  • 2 Gb video card
  • 15” display that can support at least 1280x800 resolution (1920x1080 resolution highly recommended)
  • Microsoft Windows version 10
  • For Mac, macOS 10.13 High Sierra or 10.14 Mojave

Minimum Tablet Requirements for most Courses and Programs

Apple iPADs with iOS version 10 or greater

Android Tablets with version 6 Marshmallow or greater

Accounting
QuickBooks Accountant Edition 2018

AutoDesk
AutoCAD 2017 - Electrical
AutoCAD 2017 – Mechanical
AutoCAD 2018
Autodesk Inventor 2018
3ds Max 2017
Civil 3D 2017 Imperial
Revit 2016

Geographical Information System
ArcMap 10.61

Health
Patient Care Challenge

Math
Statdisk 13

Mechanical
Agilent Data Capture
Multisim 120
Solidworks 2017

Microsoft Package
Access 2016, 2019
Excel 2016, 2019
PowerPoint 2016, 2019
Project 2016, 2019
Publisher 2016, 2019
Visio 2016, 2019
Visual Studio 2017
Word 2016, 2019

Rockwell
RSLinux Classic
RSLogic 500 English
RSLogix 5000
RT Toolbox