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Aperio at Heritage College

Aperio is a digital microscope program, accessible online, which enables students to examine histology slides assigned to them by instructors. Histology slides contain both the image of the slide and embedded annotations added by instructors pointing out key structures. 

On campus, Aperio can be accessed via the following address: Off campus, Aperio must be accessed via Ohio University Virtual Desktop (Students and/or faculty) or VPN3 connection (faculty only).

VDI information:
VPN3 information:

Aperio is not fully accessible to individuals with disabilities. Some students may experience barriers accessing or utilizing this program. If you experience any difficulties, or if you require an alternative method to complete this function, please contact Angela Mowrer at or 740.597.1566. Please allow up to 48 business hours for us to respond.