You can access the Rivier University network and VDI pool from anywhere on the Internet.

  • Download and install VMware Horizon View Client
    • If client fails to install, you may need to first temporarily disable your antivirus.
    • Windows 10 users, choose Horizon Client for Windows. Do NOT choose Client for Windows 10 UWP.
    • Chromebook users, see note below.
  • Server Connection –
  • Username and password – Use Rivier username (not entire email address)
  • Choose the desired desktop pool – University Desktops, Computer Science Desktops, Staff and Faculty Desktops, etc.


  • These special instructions are for Chromebook users, not Chrome browser users…
  • Download and use this Chrome app: Horizon Client for Chrome OS
  • Do not use the VMware Horizon Client for Chrome!