UD Virtual Desktop Service (VDI)

The University of Delaware has made class and lab software available in virtual computing sessions. These sessions are available to UD faculty and students.

By using the UD Virtual Desktop Service (VDI), you can access needed software through the VMware Horizon Client software.  
 
To learn more about this service, see our Class Software service page.
 
Starting in August 2021, the UD Central Authentication Service will be used to log in to the UD VDI system.

The UD Virtual Desktop Service (VDI) will allow you to use the specialized software you would normally access in a computer lab without having to go to the computer lab or requiring the software to be installed on your computer. 
 
There are two ways to access the Virtual Desktop: 
 
 
  • Alternative: Use a web browser. Only use a web browser if you cannot install the VMware Horizon Client, because not all functions are available in the browser version. You'll need to use an up-to-date web browser.