Connecting From On Campus

Using the macOS VMware Horizon Client

Connecting   Disconnecting

If you are having trouble using the desktop client on your computer, try using the Web Client instead.


Before You Begin

Make sure that

  • INSTALL VMWARE  The VMware Horizon Client is installed on your Personal Computer. 


1. Click the Finder icon in the dock.

2. Click Applications.

3. Double-click VMware Horizon Client.

NOTEIf you will be using the VMware View Client on a regular basis, you may want to click and drag the icon to the dock so it stays there for quick access.

4. Click

NOTEIf is not available, you will need to configure your client.

mac vdi server button


5. Type in your UM System SSO UserID and password, and click Login.

mac login window


6. Double-click the pool of virtual machines.

NOTE: Pools available to you are determined by the courses in which you are enrolled, as requested by the instructor.

mac access pools


10. To disconnect from the VDI, click on the cable button at the top left of the VDI window. 

mac disconnect button


11. Select the Disconnect button to finalize it.

mac disconnect final button



To disconnect from a session, double click the Logoff icon on the desktop. This will log you off the machine and disconnect you from the virtual server.