Virtual Duquesne provides remote access to a Windows 10 environment similar to a Windows computer lab machine with a variety of academic software titles. You can access Virtual Duquesne from any location using a Windows or macOS device.
Virtual Duquesne is only available to Duquesne students.
On this page
Connect to Virtual Duquesne
- Go to https://vdesktop.duq.edu/.
- Select VMWare Horizon HTML Access.
- Enter your MultiPass username and password.
- Click Login.
- Click Labs-Basic.
- On the "Welcome to the Duq.local (Duquesne) Domain" screen, click OK.
After Windows is finished loading, you will arrive at the desktop. When you are finished using Virtual Duquesne, double-click the Log Off icon located on the desktop.
The following software is available on Virtual Duquesne:
- Adobe Reader DC
- Google Chrome
- Microsoft Edge
- Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Publisher and OneNote)
- Mozilla Firefox
- Respondus LockDown Browser
- SPSS Statistics
Can I install software on Virtual Duquesne?
You cannot install software on Virtual Duquesne.
Can I print to my local printer from Virtual Duquesne?
Yes. Copy and paste your work from Virtual Duquesne to your local desktop and then print.
How do I transfer files from Virtual Duquesne?
You can transfer files using your Box, OneDrive or University email account.
Can I use Virtual Duquesne to access a macOS environment?
Virtual Duquesne only offers remote access to a Windows 10 environment.