To attend a Students in VR event like the Students in VR Conference, you may use a VR headset device or Windows-based computer (Windows or Mac with Windows Partition).
Events are held in AltspaceVR and ENGAGE, with some special events held on other platforms. Each platform requires registration in advance, so please plan ahead to allow plenty of time to register, go through the short introductory welcome sessions, and to become familiar with navigation and usage of the platform before the event.
Access to events on AltspaceVR is free, but registration is required.
Educators in VR and Students in VR events are highlighted on the Educators in VR event subscription channel. Find the event of interest there and mark it as Interested or RSVP and AltspaceVR will email you a reminder an hour prior to the event.
The following versions are available for AltspaceVR:
- AltspaceVR Mobile or 2D PCVR Download A headset and microphone (quality earbuds acceptable) is required to participate. Otherwise please stay muted during the event as the background noise and echoes may be disruptive.
- Steam Store
- Windows Mixed Reality devices
- The Oculus Store for:
ENGAGE requires registration in advance. Students in VR conference participants are encouraged to choose either the free Lite or paid Pro accounts. Educators in VR and Students in VR events are highlighted on the ENGAGE calendar.
ENGAGE is available for PC VR (2D/desktop) and most VR devices including Oculus Quest and Rift, Vive, SteamVR, Windows Mixed Reality, Valve, and Pico. To find the appropriate version, visit their Download and Installation web page.