Installing and Configuring VMware Horizon Client for Students

The Horizon Client can be installed on your local machine and used to access virtual desktops.

Download the Windows Installer from VMware  

  1. Double click the installer executable
  2. Follow the prompts to install the Horizon Client
  3. Once the install has completed, Open the Desktop and double click on VMware Horizon Client Icon
  4. The first time the Horizon Client opens, you will be asked for a Connection server

  5. Click on Add Server
  6. Type in the Connection Server name:
  7. Click Connect
  8. Click Accept on the Disclaimer EULA
  9. Login with your WVSOM credentials
  10. Click Login
  11. Icons representing the available desktop pools will be displayed. Double click the one labeled “Student”
  12. A new virtual desktop will load.