Virtual Duquesne

Overview

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.

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Connect to Virtual Duquesne

  1. Go to https://vdesktop.duq.edu/.
  2. Select VMWare Horizon HTML Access.
  3. Enter your MultiPass username and password.
  4. Click Login.
  5. Click Labs-Basic.
  6. 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.


Software Library

The following software is available on Virtual Duquesne:

  • Adobe Reader DC
  • EndNote
  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Publisher and OneNote)
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Respondus LockDown Browser
  • SPSS Statistics

FAQs

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.